Average Salary for Zillow, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., Zillow, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals industry, from Software Development Engineer to Computer Software Program Manager. Zillow, Inc. employees typically bring home $83K annually. Zillow, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your role at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Zillow, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Zillow, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Software Development Engineer (SDE) (4)
$56,442 - $112,063  
[-]Software Development Engineer (SDE) (4)
Salary$60,280 - $107,457  
Total Pay$56,442 - $112,063  
[+]Program Manager, Computer Software (3)
$76,401 - $155,729  
[+]Program Manager, Computer Software (3)
Salary$74,346 - $138,153  
Bonus$3,144 - $26,151  
Total Pay$76,401 - $155,729  
[+]Product Marketing Manager (2)
$54,321 - $113,263  
[+]Product Marketing Manager (2)
Salary$55,513 - $107,237  
Total Pay$54,321 - $113,263  
[+]Data Analyst (2)
$45,068 - $87,443  
[+]Data Analyst (2)
Salary$47,042 - $84,535  
Total Pay$45,068 - $87,443  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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About This Company

999 Third Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98104


Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals

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Median pay is highest in New York ($120K per year), followed by San Francisco (about $111K), the company's headquarter city of Seattle ($85K), and Irvine (approximately $50K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Zillow, Inc. employee makes around $120K annually.


Senior Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $120K — though Computer Software Program Managers, Corporate Counsels, and Software Development Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $110K, about $100K, and $88K, respectively. Data Analysts at Zillow, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($66K) at the company.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically around $84K for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Zillow, Inc. employees (57 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $76K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Zillow, Inc. compensates Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS)-holders the most at about $107K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be User Interface Design; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $114K. Folks here also tend to know Java; on the survey, approximately one in six of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Python, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management as well.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only two-fifths of workers. A 401(k) program is available, and a majority of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all workers, and for the vast majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to stock options, a casual working environment, free drinks, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Zillow, Inc.


31 %
69 %
$42,894 - $112,495
$35,564 - $110,882
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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