Levels.fyi's annual software engineer compensation report. View top paying companies, locations & trends.View Report
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The following report examines data we've collected this past year and dives into the top paying companies and locations. You can view last year's report here.
The Levels.fyi Standard is a leveling hierarchy we've abstracted from company-specific names to make aggregation easier. Click through the tabs below to view up to 7 top paying companies by level from 2021. View the compensation for all companies here.
We crunched the numbers across the United States and internationally and found the following cities to have the highest median pay.
|1||San Francisco Bay Area, CA|
|3||New York, NY|
|4||San Diego, CA|
|5||Los Angeles, CA|
|9||Sacramento Area, CA|
|2||Tel Aviv, Israel|
|4||London, United Kingdom|
Our all new live leaderboard features top paying companies refreshed to reflect the the most recent data. Keep tabs on the latest information without having to tune into our reports. You can filter by different locations and discover companies not listed above.
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