When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $127K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Irvine, Calif. (approximately $88K), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($88K), and New York, N.Y. (around $74K) are the next top-paying cities. Cincinnati, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at $42K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $114K annually.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Zillow, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $103K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Zillow, Inc. employees (54 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $76K annually on average.
Senior Program Managers of Software Applications earn the highest median pay at approximately $129K per year, followed by Software Engineers ($113K), Product Managers of Software (around $111K), and Marketing Managers ($103K). Data Analysts at Zillow, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($81K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Professionals earn $115K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Pragmatic Marketing Certified can certainly pay off here; those folks make $113K on average. At Zillow, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Computer Science (MCS) receive the highest salaries at approximately $130K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Java; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $112K per year. SQL is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; around an eighth of Zillow, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Python, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only two in five employees receiving paid vacation and 31 percent receiving paid sick days. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Zillow, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most workers participate. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and nearly all workers get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, gym membership, stock options, and free drinks.