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Given Google sometimes issues offers with an irregular vesting schedule (33%, 33%, 22%, 12%), the average total compensation is calculated by dividing the total stock grant evenly by 4

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Vesting Schedule

33%

YR 1

33%

YR 2

22%

YR 3

12%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

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

  • 33% vests in the 1st-year (2.75% monthly)

  • 33% vests in the 2nd-year (2.75% monthly)

  • 22% vests in the 3rd-year (1.83% monthly)

  • 12% vests in the 4th-year (1.00% monthly)

Google commonly refers to RSU as GSU (Google Stock Unit). Although the name is different, it is the same as RSU's. Google's Vesting Schedule may vary between monthly and quarterly vesting depending on the number of shares you recieve: less than 32 GSUs (Annually), 32 - 63 GSUs (Semi-annually), 64 - 159 GSUs (Quarterly) and 160+ GSUs (Monthly).

50%

YR 1

28%

YR 2

12%

YR 3

10%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

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

  • 50% vests in the 1st-year (4.17% monthly)

  • 28% vests in the 2nd-year (2.33% monthly)

  • 12% vests in the 3rd-year (1.00% monthly)

  • 10% vests in the 4th-year (0.83% monthly)

Google commonly refers to RSU as GSU (Google Stock Unit). Although the name is different, it is the same as RSU's. Google's Vesting Schedule may vary between monthly and quarterly vesting depending on the number of shares you recieve: less than 32 GSUs (Annually), 32 - 63 GSUs (Semi-annually), 64 - 159 GSUs (Quarterly) and 160+ GSUs (Monthly).

36%

YR 1

28%

YR 2

20%

YR 3

16%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

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

  • 36% vests in the 1st-year (3.00% monthly)

  • 28% vests in the 2nd-year (2.33% monthly)

  • 20% vests in the 3rd-year (1.67% monthly)

  • 16% vests in the 4th-year (1.33% monthly)

Google commonly refers to RSU as GSU (Google Stock Unit). Although the name is different, it is the same as RSU's. Google's Vesting Schedule may vary between monthly and quarterly vesting depending on the number of shares you recieve: less than 32 GSUs (Annually), 32 - 63 GSUs (Semi-annually), 64 - 159 GSUs (Quarterly) and 160+ GSUs (Monthly).

40%

YR 1

28%

YR 2

20%

YR 3

12%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

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

  • 40% vests in the 1st-year (3.33% monthly)

  • 28% vests in the 2nd-year (2.33% monthly)

  • 20% vests in the 3rd-year (1.67% monthly)

  • 12% vests in the 4th-year (1.00% monthly)

Google commonly refers to RSU as GSU (Google Stock Unit). Although the name is different, it is the same as RSU's. Google's Vesting Schedule may vary between monthly and quarterly vesting depending on the number of shares you recieve: less than 32 GSUs (Annually), 32 - 63 GSUs (Semi-annually), 64 - 159 GSUs (Quarterly) and 160+ GSUs (Monthly).

25%

YR 1

25%

YR 2

25%

YR 3

25%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

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

  • 25% vests in the 1st-year (2.08% monthly)

  • 25% vests in the 2nd-year (2.08% monthly)

  • 25% vests in the 3rd-year (2.08% monthly)

  • 25% vests in the 4th-year (2.08% monthly)

Google commonly refers to RSU as GSU (Google Stock Unit). Although the name is different, it is the same as RSU's. Google's Vesting Schedule may vary between monthly and quarterly vesting depending on the number of shares you recieve: less than 32 GSUs (Annually), 32 - 63 GSUs (Semi-annually), 64 - 159 GSUs (Quarterly) and 160+ GSUs (Monthly).



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FAQ

The highest paying salary package for a Security Engineer at Google sits at a yearly total compensation of $510,000. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation at Google for the Security Engineer role is $277,000.