When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($121K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. (around $81K), New York, N.Y. ($75K), and Irvine, Calif. (approximately $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($42K) in Cincinnati, Ohio, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is about $100K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $92K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $71K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Software Development Engineers, who bring in close to around $99K per year, though Marketing Managers are not far behind at approximately $98K along with Computer Software Program Managers (about $98K) and Software Developers ($83K). Financial compensation for Account Managers is rather low — on average only around $56K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Scrum Product Owners earn about $120K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Professionals with credentials; these people earn $115K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Zillow, Inc. pays those with a Master of Computer Science (MCS) the most — $128K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Java; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $105K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-eighth of Zillow, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Python, Data Analysis, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Zillow, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; 43 percent get paid vacation days, and a third of survey participants receive paid sick leave. A solid majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The vast majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and almost all survey participants get dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, gym membership, stock options, and free drinks.