Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Software Development Engineers, Corporate Counsels, Software Engineers, and Computer Software Program Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $124K annually, the other salaries come in at around $100K, $100K, and $100K, respectively. Near the bottom at Zillow, Inc. are Data Analysts, pulling in an average of just approximately $66K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $120K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($84K), New York, N.Y. (around $78K), and Irvine, Calif. (about $65K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $101K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $87K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Zillow, Inc. workforce (51 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $78K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree, Business & Marketing at Zillow, Inc. — these employees make the most at about $85K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Marketing; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $125K annually. Python also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around a seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Java, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Zillow, Inc. gives paid vacation days to 45 percent and sick leave to 38 percent. A majority of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Nearly all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for almost all respondents also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are stock options, a casual working environment, free drinks, and gym membership.