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, from Software Development Engineer to Software Engineer. An average Zillow, Inc. employee can expect to make $84K per year. At Zillow, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and your job title each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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)
$55,064 - $114,080  
[-]Software Development Engineer (SDE) (4)
Salary$60,442 - $107,954  
Total Pay$55,064 - $114,080  
[+]Software Engineer (3)
$55,094 - $130,935  
[+]Software Engineer (3)
Salary$59,555 - $125,203  
Total Pay$55,094 - $130,935  
[+]Software Developer (3)
$58,744 - $113,186  
[+]Software Developer (3)
Salary$59,815 - $103,471  
Total Pay$58,744 - $113,186  
[+]Program Manager, Computer Software (3)
$77,936 - $153,105  
[+]Program Manager, Computer Software (3)
Salary$74,132 - $135,221  
Bonus$2,560 - $24,334  
Total Pay$77,936 - $153,105  
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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: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. (about $117K), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. (approximately $84K), and Irvine, Calif. (around $50K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is $120K per year.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Zillow, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $86K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (53 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $77K per year on average.


Earning approximately $110K annually on average, Computer Software Program Managers receive the most money, followed by Corporate Counsels ($100K), Software Engineers ($100K), and User Experience Designers (about $99K). Among the lower-paid positions at Zillow, Inc. are Data Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches $66K.

Certifications and Degrees

Zillow, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree, Business & Marketing — these employees rake in around $85K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Agile in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $128K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Zillow, Inc. is Java; approximately one-seventh of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Python, Project Management, and JavaScript.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 42 percent. The larger part of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Zillow, Inc. sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for nearly all employees. The list of perks also includes stock options, a casual working environment, free drinks, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Zillow, Inc.


36 %
64 %
$46,989 - $116,395
$35,745 - $115,536
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 12 votes.
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