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Amazon's salary ranges from $68,835 in total compensation per year for a Area Manager at the low-end to $1,048,461 for a Software Engineering Manager at the high-end. Levels.fyi collects anonymous and verified salaries from current and former employees of Amazon. Last updated: 5/22/2024

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Software Engineer
L4 $181K
L5 $290K
L6 $421K
L7 $699K
L8 $1.04M
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Vesting Schedule

5%

YR 1

15%

YR 2

40%

YR 3

40%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

At Amazon, Main RSUs are subject to a 4-year vesting schedule:

  • 5% vests in the 1st-year (5.00% annually)

  • 15% vests in the 2nd-year (15.00% annually)

  • 40% vests in the 3rd-year (20.00% semi-annually)

  • 40% vests in the 4th-year (20.00% semi-annually)

Backloaded vesting schedule

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FAQ

The highest paying role reported at Amazon is Software Engineering Manager at the L8 level with a yearly total compensation of $1,048,461.. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation reported at Amazon is $208,406

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