The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with Linux skills is $78,933.
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Job Description for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
Software engineer/developer/programmers may work in one major industry or in a vast array of different industries. Some may work for companies that produce and sell exactly what they work with. Many others work in other types of industries that do not sell these products but make use of their own. So, one could work for Microsoft designing computer programs to sell, while another may work for a large business and be responsible for designing the private computer programs that employees use wi…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer are from the companies Hewlett-Packard Company, Accenture and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $118,750. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Hewlett Packard Enterprise, earning around $83,447. Hewlett-Packard Company pays the lowest at around $68,000. Accenture also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,943.
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
C# Programming Language
C++ Programming Language
Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,786 based on 49 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,453 based on 327 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,527 based on 146 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,362 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,000.
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Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (18.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (7.7% less).
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