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Software Engineer
P1 $137K
P2 $199K
P3 $223K
P4 $332K
P5 $516K
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Vesting Schedule

25%

YR 1

25%

YR 2

25%

YR 3

25%

YR 4

Stock Type
RSU

At Tesla, 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)

Tesla allows you to choose between options and RSUs, granting 3 options in exchange for every RSU.

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FAQ

The highest paying role reported at Tesla is Technical Program Manager at the P5 level with a yearly total compensation of $572,207. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation reported at Tesla is $148,692.

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