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GitHub Salaries

GitHub's salary ranges from $90,450 in total compensation per year for a Accountant at the low-end to $541,832 for a Software Engineer at the high-end. Levels.fyi collects anonymous and verified salaries from current and former employees of GitHub. Last updated: 5/27/2024

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Software Engineer
E1 $129K
E2 $165K
E3 $206K
E4 $270K
E5 $401K
E6 $542K
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Vesting Schedule

25%

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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 $541,832.. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation reported at GitHub is $202,000..

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