Launch Pad Blog


2015 Salary Survey

by Jane Buescher | Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

When discussing salaries, there is a lot of talk about "market rate." RockIT analyzed ~150 offers given by Bay Area startups to software engineers, product managers, and designers in the past year. Highlights below:

  • Average salary of $138k across all technologies and levels of experience
  • Average equity of 0.54% across 57 offers
  • 35% of all offers included a bonus (sign-on, % of annual salary, or flat $ amount)

Check out all of the details by stage, position, and level here, and reach out to RockIT if you have questions about this data!