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GitHub Software Engineer Salaries

Software Engineer compensation at GitHub ranges from $132K per year for E1 to $517K per year for E6. The median compensation package totals $226K. View the base salary, stock, and bonus breakdowns for GitHub's total compensation packages. Last updated: 9/24/2023

Average Compensation By Level
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Level Name
Total
Base
Stock (/yr)
Bonus
E1
Software Engineer(Entry Level)
$132K
$113K
$12K
$7K
E2
Software Engineer II
$167K
$136K
$16K
$16K
E3
Software Engineer III
$193K
$151K
$27K
$15K
E4
Senior Software Engineer
$251K
$181K
$48K
$21K
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Vesting Schedule

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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 salary package reported for a Software Engineer at GitHub sits at 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 for the Software Engineer role is $225,900.

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