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.