18 Super-High Salaries of Silicon Valley Tech Interns

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Please hold on ladies and gentlemen, this content might make you feel underappreciated. Some of these big tech company interns might be making more money than you do with your real job. Well, Silicon Valley clearly values ability and brain power, and definitely knows how to keep those valuable minds after graduation.

Rodney Folz, a former California Berkeley University student, conducted a survey on intern salaries.

He studied 500 different interns working in fields like computer science, software engineering, product management and user experience design.

Let’s see what giant tech companies offer to their interns:

1. Tesla

Monthly intern salary: $4,500

Plus $3,000 for housing, health and travel expenses.

2. Amazon

Monthly intern salary: $6,000

Plus $7,500 for housing, health and travel expenses.

3. Intuit

Monthly intern salary: $6,000

Intuit said the average monthly salary is more than $6,000 but still didn’t say what they actually pay to their interns. They don’t cover housing expenses, but offer corporate housing.

4. Square

Monthly intern salary: $6,200

Plus $6,000 for additional benefits.

5. PayPal

Monthly intern salary: $6,400

No other cash benefits are offered.

6. Apple

Monthly intern salary: $6,500

Plus $3,300 for additional benefits.

7. Yahoo

Monthly intern salary: $6,600

Plus $3,500 for other benefits like health and travel.

8. Salesforce

Monthly intern salary: $6,600

Plus $3,000 for additional benefits.

9. Twitter

Monthly intern salary: $6,600

 Plus $6,500 for additional benefits.

10. Google

Monthly intern salary: $6,600

Google’s corporate communications manager Roya Soleimani said they offer a competitive compensation package to all interns and employees and do the best that they can to keep the interns after they graduate. Google also offers an extra $9,000 for additional benefits for its interns.

11. Microsoft

Monthly intern salary: $6,700

Plus $5,000 for additional benefits.

12. Uber

Monthly intern salary: $7,100

Plus $3,500 for additional benefits.

13. Twitch

Monthly intern salary: $7,200

Twitch also confirmed this number. The company offers $10,500 for additional benefits.

14. Yelp

Monthly intern salary: $7,200

Plus $4,500 for additional benefits.

15. LinkedIn

Monthly intern salary: $7.,500

LinkedIn offers only $500 for additional benefits.

16. VMware

Monthly intern salary: $7,500

Plus $6,000 for additional benefits.

17. Facebook

Monthly intern salary: $8,000

Even though they only offer $300 for additional benefits, salaries are pretty decent.

18. Pinterest

Monthly intern salary: $9,000

Folz’s data proved that Pinterest offers the highest salary for its interns. Pinterest spokesperson Jamie Favazza said: “Our engineering interns start writing code in their first week and are an important part of our growing engineering team."

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