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Level NameTotalBaseStock (/yr)Bonus

L4

SDE I

(Entry Level)

$163k

$123k

$20k

$19k

L5

SDE II

$225k

$151k

$59k

$14k

L6

SDE III

$328k

$163k

$155k

$9k

L7

Principal SDE

$669k

$167k

$444k

$57k

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Vesting Schedule

40%

40%

15%

5%

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YR 2

YR 3

YR 4

Stock Type

RSU

At Amazon, RSUs are subject to a 4-year vesting schedule: 5% vests in the 1st year, 15% in the 2nd year, then 40% in each of the 3rd and 4th years (20% every 6 months).

Backloaded vesting schedule


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