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Google pays its engineers more than anyone in Silicon Valley

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 8:39PM EST

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If you want to make money as a software engineer then your best bet is to work at Google (GOOG). Per the Wall Street Journal, a new study from job listings and information site Glassdoor shows that Google pays its engineers an average base salary of $128,336, nearly $5,000 more than Facebook (FB), the second-highest paying company, pays its engineers. Glassdoor also found that Apple (AAPL) pays its engineers an average of $114,413, that eBay (EBAY) pays $108,809, and Zynga (ZNGA) pays $105,568. The average overall salary for software engineers in the United States stands at $92,648.


Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.

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