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Software Engineer
Band 6 $102K
Band 7 $133K
Band 8 $166K
Band 9 $206K
Band 10 $270K
Band D $375K
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Vesting Schedule

25%

YR 1

25%

YR 2

25%

YR 3

25%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

At IBM, 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)

IBM uses two types of equity awards: RSU and Stock options. Options vest 25% over 4 years, RSUs vest 50% every 2 years over 4 years.

0%

YR 1

50%

YR 2

0%

YR 3

50%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

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

  • 0% vests in the 1st-year (0.00% annually)

  • 50% vests in the 2nd-year (50.00% annually)

  • 0% vests in the 3rd-year (0.00% annually)

  • 50% vests in the 4th-year (50.00% annually)

IBM uses two types of equity awards: RSU and Stock options. Options vest 25% over 4 years, RSUs vest 50% every 2 years over 4 years.

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FAQ

The highest paying role at IBM is Product Manager at the Director level with a yearly total compensation of $415,150. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation at IBM is $157,500.