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Average Salary for Zillow, Inc. Employees

Seattle, Washington-based Zillow, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Software Development Engineer to Computer Software Program Manager in the internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals industry. Employees at Zillow, Inc. make $82K annually on average. At Zillow, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

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)
$56,187 - $111,458  
[-]Software Development Engineer (SDE) (4)
Salary$60,192 - $107,734  
Total Pay$56,187 - $111,458  
[+]Program Manager, Computer Software (3)
$76,772 - $153,483  
[+]Program Manager, Computer Software (3)
Salary$74,721 - $135,327  
Bonus$3,103 - $22,715  
Total Pay$76,772 - $153,483  
[+]Advertising Sales Representative (2)
$27,380 - $85,616  
[+]Advertising Sales Representative (2)
Salary$26,563 - $65,384  
Bonus$929 - $32,513  
Total Pay$27,380 - $85,616  
[+]Data Analyst (2)
$43,811 - $86,030  
[+]Data Analyst (2)
Salary$46,745 - $84,322  
Total Pay$43,811 - $86,030  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
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: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Zillow, Inc. Details

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 the company's headquarter city of Seattle (about $85K), San Francisco ($82K), and Irvine (around $50K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to approximately $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 User Experience Designers also do fairly well at around $110K, about $100K, and $99K, respectively. Data Analysts make $66K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Zillow, Inc. for between five and ten years haul in $84K on average. Overall, the greater share of Zillow, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $73K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Zillow, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) — these employees rake in $107K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Marketing Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $105K. Java is a popular skill among Zillow, Inc. workers, with a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Python, Project Management, and Test Automation round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 38 percent. A majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for almost all employees. A few more workplace perks are stock options, a casual working environment, free drinks, and gym membership.

Key Stats

31 %
69 %
$42,574 - $113,599
$35,564 - $110,882
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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