Average Salary for Spotify Employees

Those interested in boosting their bank account turn to Spotify, where salaries climb well into six-figure range and average pay approaches $107K. Though your city and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Spotify, your role at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Spotify Median Salary by Job


Sales Planner
3 profiles

Data Engineer
3 profiles

Senior Software Engineer
3 profiles

United States (change)

Machine Learning Engineer
2 profiles

Software Engineer
2 profiles

Marketing Director
2 profiles

Senior Product Designer
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
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About This Company


Software Development

Source: Freebase


Bringing in the most money are Marketing Directors — their earnings average $160K per year. Senior Product Designers are a close second at $145K along with Senior Software Engineers (around $140K) and Product Managers of Software (approximately $128K). Among the lower-paid positions at Spotify are Traffic Managers — the median salary for this role approaches about $40K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($150K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Boston, Mass. (approximately $124K), New York, N.Y. (about $119K), and Los Angeles, Calif. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Massachusetts, where they average to $124K per year.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $68K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Spotify folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average around $105K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants earn $150K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) make the most here, hauling in around $145K per year.


Employees who count Apache Hadoop among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $137K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Python; nearly one in six consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Java, Strategic Planning, and Microsoft Excel as well.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all employees participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. Spotify employees also enjoy perks such as stock options, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, free drinks, and supplemental paternity leave.

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Key Stats for Spotify


45 %
55 %
$47,624 - $117,916
$59,655 - $145,365

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

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