Average Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$110,574
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,174
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with Linux skills in Los Angeles, California is $110,574.
10%
$76k
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$111k
90%
$141k
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Salary
$76k - $141k
Bonus
$8k - $14k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$59k - $144k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, C++ Programming Language, C# Programming Language, Java and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,633 based on 8 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,211 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,118 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (8.7% more) and New York, New York (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (19.1% less), Portland, Oregon (12.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 67 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.9%
Early Career
76.1%
Experienced
11.9%