Software Engineer

Average Compensation by Level

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Level NameTotalBaseStock (/yr)Bonus

Software Engineer

(Entry Level)

$218k

$145k

$55k

$17k

Senior Software Engineer

$296k

$172k

$105k

$18k

Staff Software Engineer

$470k

$210k

$225k

$34k

Senior Staff Software Engineer

$644k

$243k

$349k

$52k

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Vesting Schedule

25%

25%

25%

25%

YR 1

YR 2

YR 3

YR 4

Stock Type

RSU

At LinkedIn, RSUs are subject to a 4-year vesting schedule: 25% vests at the end of the 1st year (cliff), then 25% in each of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years (6.25% every 3 months).

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