LinkedIn Profile Insights API

LinkedIn Profile Insights API

The LinkedIn Profile Insights API enables access to public profile information, revolutionizing networking, talent acquisition, and personalized professional interactions.

API description

About the API:  

In the modern professional landscape, networking and data-driven decision making reign supreme. LinkedIn Profile Insights API stands as a dynamic and transformative tool that ushers in a new era where users can leverage professional insights. With a rich tapestry of features and capabilities, this API allows users to harness the power of LinkedIn's vast professional network, enabling deeper insights into connections, industries and trends.

In essence, the LinkedIn Profile Insights API is a gateway to the treasure trove of professional information contained within the LinkedIn platform. Designed with precision and functionality, the API provides programmatic access to a person's public profile data. From first names to career paths, the API provides an invaluable reservoir of information that can be seamlessly integrated into a variety of applications and systems.

Users, meanwhile, find LinkedIn Profile Insights API a playground for creativity and customization. Through its endpoint and data structures, users can create applications that bring value to users in multiple ways. Whether creating a job search aggregator, a networking tool or a skills validation platform, the data API enables users to create experiences that resonate with users and deliver genuine utility.

In conclusion, LinkedIn Profile Insights API is a game-changer in the world of professional networking and data-driven decision making. With its robust features, user-centric design and commitment to privacy, the API enables businesses, developers and individuals to harness the power of LinkedIn's professional network in innovative and impactful ways. By seamlessly integrating professional information into applications and systems, the API redefines the way we perceive and leverage professional relationships, professional growth and industry trends. As we stand on the cusp of a new era in networking and information access, the LinkedIn Profile Data API stands as a beacon of possibility, ushering in a future where knowledge is not just power, but a means to build meaningful connections and drive success.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Talent Acquisition and Recruitment: Companies can use the API to identify potential candidates, analyze their skills and experience, and streamline their hiring processes.

  2. Market research and analysis: Companies can gain insight into industry trends, emerging skills and competitive analysis by analyzing aggregated profile data.

  3. Networking tools: Developers can create applications that help users discover and connect with professionals who share similar backgrounds, industries or interests.

  4. Personal branding: Individuals can integrate their LinkedIn profiles into personal websites or portfolios to showcase their expertise and build a strong professional presence online.

  5. Skills validation platforms: Platforms can use the API to validate and showcase users' skills through endorsements and recommendations from their LinkedIn connections.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

  • Free Plan: 1 API Calls.

  • Basic Plan: 500 API Calls. 10 requests per second.

  • Pro Plan: 1,000 API Calls. 10 requests per second.

  • Pro Plus Plan: 4,000 API Calls. 20 requests per second.

  • Premium Plan: 11,000 API Calls. 40 requests per second.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must indicate a LinkedIn username in the parameter.


LinkedIn Profile - Endpoint Features
Object Description
username [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"username":"ryanroslansky","avatar":"","firstName":"Ryan","lastName":"Roslansky","fullName":"Ryan Roslansky","headline":"CEO at LinkedIn","location":{"country":"US","countryName":"United States of America","city":"San Francisco Bay Area","state":null},"experiences":[{"title":"Member Board of Directors","description":null,"company":"Intuit","startDate":"2023-05-01T00:00:00.000Z","endDate":"Present","companyUrl":"","location":"United States","photo":""},{"title":"Chief Executive Officer","description":null,"company":"LinkedIn","startDate":"2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z","endDate":"Present","companyUrl":"","location":"San Francisco Bay Area","photo":""},{"title":"Chief Product Officer","description":null,"company":"LinkedIn","startDate":"2009-05-01T00:00:00.000Z","endDate":"2020-06-01T00:00:00.000Z","companyUrl":"","location":"San Francisco Bay Area","photo":""},{"title":"Member Board of Trustees","description":null,"company":"The Paley Center for Media","startDate":"2023-05-01T00:00:00.000Z","endDate":"Present","companyUrl":"","location":"United States","photo":""},{"title":"Member Board Of Directors","description":null,"company":"GoDaddy","startDate":"2018-08-01T00:00:00.000Z","endDate":"2023-01-01T00:00:00.000Z","companyUrl":"","location":null,"photo":""},{"title":"SVP Products & Content","description":"Responsible for all consumer, advertiser, publisher and developer products across the Glam Media Network.\n\nGrew Glam Media from a top 100 global Comscore property to a top 10 in 18 months.","company":"Glam Media","startDate":"2007-05-01T00:00:00.000Z","endDate":"2009-05-01T00:00:00.000Z","companyUrl":"","location":null,"photo":""},{"title":"General Management & Product Management","description":"Various General Management and Global Product Management roles across Commerce, Classifieds, Directory and Search.","company":"Yahoo","startDate":"1999-12-01T00:00:00.000Z","endDate":"2004-06-01T00:00:00.000Z","companyUrl":"","location":null,"photo":""},{"title":"Co-Founder / CEO","description":"Co-founded and grew  one of the first internet real estate & rentals classified directories.","company":"Housing Media","startDate":"1997-01-01T00:00:00.000Z","endDate":"1999-07-01T00:00:00.000Z","companyUrl":null,"location":null,"photo":null}],"activities":[],"articles":[],"languages":["English","Spanish"],"volunteering":[],"suggestedProfiles":[{"profileName":"Mohak Shroff","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"Daniel Shapero","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"Clara Shih","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"Tomer Cohen","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"Drew Houston","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"Thomas Kurian","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"David Solomon","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"Jeff Weiner","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"Andy Jassy","url":"","headline":null,"country":null},{"profileName":"Angela Ahrendts","url":"","headline":null,"country":null}]}

LinkedIn Profile - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the LinkedIn Profile Insights API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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