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Software Engineerย a year ago

Crazy to leave Seattle?

I'm in the market for a mid-level front-end role and am on the fence regarding location.

My current role is with a small startup that is 100% remote. It's not MAANG level, and the pay is at the bottom end. I'm looking to level up.

Ideally, I'd love to find another 100% remote role with better pay and engineering culture and move to a lower cost of living region. I know that's so 2020 :)

How much am I leaving on the table by limiting my job opportunities to fully remote only?

WaigongCainSoftware Engineerย a year ago
Depends. Not really that much. But the amount of remote companies hiring is still significantly fewer than those of hybrid / in-person.
madscienceSoftware Engineerย a year ago
Yeah, especially for the larger companies. As the power shifts back into employers hands, they're going to leverage that to force in-office work more. I think startups are really some of the only companies still doing 100% remote consistently.



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