It’s no secret that working for Google is considered tech nirvana for many engineers, especially with recent reports of Google giving all of their employees large pay hikes. However, according to one website, they are by no means the best in class employer when it comes to pay.
Glassdoor.com allows employees of any company to anonymously submit their salary details, from which their analysts can build comparison data about employers. In a recent update, brought to our attention by CNBC, Facebook now tops the list in tech salaries with Google coming a poor (?) fifth behind Cisco, Yahoo! and Apple.
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When average bonuses are added to the salary values, Google’s $120,178 still manages a close second to Facebook’s $122,400.
The following table shows the results for Software Engineers.
I wonder if the recent rises mentioned at the top of the article will change that assessment in any way…
What do you think? Do you work for Google, Facebook or any of the other companies mentioned in the table above? Let us know in the comments section below.
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