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Level NameTotalBaseStock (/yr)Bonus

Software Engineer 1

Grade 4

(Entry Level)

$108k

$100k

$2k

$7k

Software Engineer 2

Grade 6

$133k

$119k

$5k

$10k

Software Engineer III

Grade 8

$168k

$139k

$13k

$17k

Software Engineer IV

Grade 10

$229k

$164k

$34k

$31k

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Vesting Schedule

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25%

25%

25%

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RSU

At Cisco, RSUs are subject to a 4-year vesting schedule: 25% vests at the end of the 1st year (cliff), then 25% in each of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years (6.25% every 3 months).

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