salaries

  • Tech industry and comp-sci majors are highest earners, says LinkedIn job survey

    Tech industry and comp-sci majors are highest earners, says LinkedIn job survey

    The vast quantities of money raised by startups and the stratospheric share prices of publicly-traded tech giants perhaps speak for themselves, but a survey out today from LinkedIn has provided a few more data points to spell it out for us: the IT and software industry is where it’s at when it comes to making the highest salaries, with hardware and networking a very close second, both… Read More

  • Sharing Salaries In A Spreadsheet Is Not The Way To Pay Transparency Crunch Network

    Sharing Salaries In A Spreadsheet Is Not The Way To Pay Transparency

    In the last couple weeks, I’ve seen a lot of media coverage on one former Google employee’s effort to bring more pay transparency to her workplace by creating a spreadsheet for co-workers to share their salary information with one another. Since that story broke, the commentary has been along the lines of, “Yes! You should do this, too. Just tell everyone what you make. It… Read More

  • China Draws Executives From Silicon Valley Crunch Network

    China Draws Executives From Silicon Valley

    China recently published its GDP growth for Q1 of 2015 at 7 percent. While this figure is drastically lower than the double-digit growth seen in previous years, it has still attracted foreign companies to invest and enter into the Chinese technology market. As a result, salary and compensation packages for executives at Chinese tech companies are approaching those of Silicon Valley, and… Read More

  • How Long Will Programmers Be So Well-Paid?

    How Long Will Programmers Be So Well-Paid?

    Last week Glassdoor published its most recent software engineering salary report. Short version: it pays to code. Google and Facebook employees earn a base salary of ~$125K, not counting benefits, 401k matching, stock options/grants, etc., and even Yahoo! developers pull in six figures. Everyone knows why: ask anyone in the Valley, or NYC, or, well, practically anywhere, and they’ll tell… Read More