Average Salary for Airbnb Employees

Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Airbnb offers a range of employment opportunities in the travel and hospitality services, from Software Engineer to Program Project Manager. Those searching for a six-figure salary consider Airbnb, where hearty paychecks average $112K. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, geography and what you do at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Airbnb. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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San Francisco, California 

Travel and Hospitality Services

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $95K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $105K per year on average.


Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $168K annually) in Texas.


Network Architects are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $125K per year; Data Engineers, Software Engineers, and Program Project Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $120K, around $120K, and $115K, respectively. Marketing Project Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $88K.

Certifications and Degrees

Cisco Certified Network Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $145K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional is rewarded with median pay of $125K per year. The best paid folks at Airbnb have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning approximately $150K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $151K per year. Data Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-fifth of Airbnb's people use it regularly. Key skills also include JavaScript, Project Management, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

36 percent have paid vacation, and only about 28 percent can take paid time off for illness. The larger part of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For almost all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Perks also include a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and pets/dog at work.

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Key Stats for Airbnb


43 %
57 %
$37,745 - $124,518
$64,595 - $144,833

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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