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Software Engineer
E1 $134K
E2 $167K
E3 $198K
E4 $262K
E5 $404K
E6 $517K
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Vesting Schedule

25%

YR 1

25%

YR 2

25%

YR 3

25%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

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

  • 25% vests in the 1st-year (25.00% annually)

  • 25% vests in the 2nd-year (6.25% quarterly)

  • 25% vests in the 3rd-year (6.25% quarterly)

  • 25% vests in the 4th-year (6.25% quarterly)

25%

YR 1

25%

YR 2

25%

YR 3

25%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

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

  • 25% vests in the 1st-year (6.25% quarterly)

  • 25% vests in the 2nd-year (6.25% quarterly)

  • 25% vests in the 3rd-year (6.25% quarterly)

  • 25% vests in the 4th-year (6.25% quarterly)

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FAQ

The highest paying role reported at GitHub is Software Engineer at the E6 level with a yearly total compensation of $517,300. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation reported at GitHub is $212,025.

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