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GitHub Software Engineer Salaries

Software Engineer compensation in United States at GitHub ranges from $136K per year for E1 to $542K per year for E6. The median compensation in United States package totals $222K. View the base salary, stock, and bonus breakdowns for GitHub's total compensation packages. Last updated: 6/20/2024

Average Compensation By Level
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Level Name
Total
Base
Stock (/yr)
Bonus
E1
Software Engineer(Entry Level)
$136K
$114K
$14.2K
$8.3K
E2
Software Engineer II
$164K
$142K
$12.3K
$8.8K
E3
Software Engineer III
$210K
$158K
$36K
$16.4K
E4
Senior Software Engineer
$269K
$184K
$63.7K
$21.1K
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Vesting Schedule

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25%

YR 2

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YR 3

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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 salary package reported for a Software Engineer at GitHub in United States sits at 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 for the Software Engineer role in United States is $223,500.

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