Senior Software Engineers earn the highest median pay at around $135K annually, followed by Senior Program Managers of Software Applications ($129K), Computer Software Program Managers ($100K), and Software Development Engineers (approximately $95K). On the lower end are Data Analysts at $71K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $122K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. (around $87K), New York, N.Y. ($77K), and Irvine, Calif. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — approximately $115K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $94K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Zillow, Inc. employees (51 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $82K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Scrum Product Owners earn $116K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Zillow, Inc. compensates Master of Computer Science (MCS)-holders the most at approximately $130K annually.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Zillow, Inc.; the company rewards only 45 percent with paid vacation time and only 35 percent with sick leave. A solid majority of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for almost all workers and dental coverage for nearly all employees. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and gym membership.