Average Salary for Spotify Employees

Workers at Spotify bring home significant six-figure salaries — on average, employees make $113K. Though your city and how long you've been working do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Spotify. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More
Employer: Spotify
Average Salary Range by Job

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About This Company


Software Development

Source: Freebase


Marketing Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $160K annually; Senior Software Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $140K, while Data Engineers and Product Managers of Software rank near the top as well (around $128K and about $128K, respectively). Among the lower-paid positions at Spotify are Traffic Managers — the median salary for this role approaches $40K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($150K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $125K), Boston, Mass. ($124K), and Los Angeles, Calif. (about $62K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Massachusetts; salaries there average to $124K annually.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $68K per year. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $103K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $150K per year. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at Spotify — these employees make the most at around $226K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Machine Learning; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $185K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Spotify is Python, with nearly one-sixth considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Java, Strategic Planning, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include stock options, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, free drinks, and life insurance.

Spotify Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Spotify


43 %
58 %
$49,596 - $117,916
$60,640 - $154,558

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.