$115K
Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Cell Phone
  • Casual Dress / Atmosphere
  • Free Drinks / Coke / Juice / Water
Average Yahoo! Inc. Salary
$115K
 56 Reviews
Yahoo! Inc. Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$116,845
$88K$149K

$131,002
$97K$167K

$100,321
$70K$141K

United States (change)

$157,077
$124K$194K

$131,312
$95K$176K

$59,477
$39K$98K

$116,058
$78K$174K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 297
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Find out more about pay at Yahoo! Inc.

Jobs

Principal Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $159K per year — though Senior Software Engineers, Senior Software Engineers, and Software Engineers also do fairly well at $137K, approximately $126K, and about $116K, respectively. On the lower end are Digital Strategists at $53K on average.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $121K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Sunnyvale, Calif.; San Jose, Calif. ($120K), San Francisco, Calif. ($119K), and New York, N.Y. ($109K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Omaha, Neb. at about $43K. By state, California offers the highest pay at approximately $120K per year.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $103K annually. The largest slice of the Yahoo! Inc. workforce (35 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $118K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Sun Certified Enterprise Architect certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $158K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Sun Certified Java Programmers with credentials; these people earn $136K per year on average. Yahoo! Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) are also well compensated, earning around $165K on average.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Software Development; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $144K annually. Java is a popular skill among Yahoo! Inc. workers, with slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with JavaScript, C++ Programming Language, and Linux.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Yahoo! Inc. provides health insurance to almost all survey participants, and most respondents do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, and stock options.

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65%
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35%
Female
69%
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31%
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73%
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27%
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72%
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28%
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Key Stats for Yahoo! Inc.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,595 - $129,290
Salary
$59,779 - $139,419

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%
$58,957 - $134,315
$90,254 - $130,167
$51,823 - $145,049

About This Company

701 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, California 94089

1994

Information technology, Computer software, Open-source software, Search, Search engine, Geographic Information System, Search Engine Marketing, Computer Integrated Systems Design, Media, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals

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Yahoo! Inc. pays its employees an average of $114,812 a year. Salaries at Yahoo! Inc. range from an average of $65,757 to $165,392 a year. Yahoo! Inc. employees with the job title Vice President (VP), Operations make the most with an average annual salary of $230,889, while employees with the title Customer Service Agent make the least with an average annual salary of $37,552.

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