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Software Engineer 5 months ago

Am I underpaid as a SWE?

Base: 185k
Bonus: 10%
Cash equivalent for stock: 17k/yr
Stocks: 13k/4 yrs
YOE: PhD(not in CS related field)+3.5
TC: 223k
Location: Bay Area. 
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javrapperSoftware Engineer 5 months ago
You have a decent salary even when compared to Bay Area. You should be fine. There are a lot of TC chasers who would think otherwise.
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jdh56osnSoftware Engineer 5 months ago
My spouse makes about 142k (TC) making the HHI 365k. We are really struggling to buy even a townhome or a condo in the Bay Area.
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