Eng pay in Minneapolis/St Paul?

Code42 / Eng hQcc58
Jul 22, 2017 11 Comments

Seems like a tough market for hiring managers. What's the range in a market like this for someone with a few years experience?

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  • Amazon pupper41
    Amazon is the only company that pays well in the Minneapolis area for engineers. I'm a new grad from the area and I interviewed at a bunch of the Fortune 500 companies around the metro area and none of them came close to what Amazon offered. My amazon offer was close to 2x what some of the companies were offering.
    Jul 22, 2017 3
    • Collective Health MGyl28
      What’s was the offer for the amazon office in Minneapolis?
      Oct 3, 2018
    • Amazon / Eng Ack
      145k total (base stock and bonus)
      Oct 4, 2018
    • Target ghY76
      Target pays more than that in base. Not sure where the “only company that pays” is coming from.
      May 11
  • Amazon pupper41
    Engineering pay Minneapolis is atrocious in general
    Jul 22, 2017 1
    • Code42 / Eng hQcc58
      OP
      Yeah that's the experience I've heard from a lot of people around here. wish I could move.
      Jul 22, 2017
  • eBay / Eng chair
    Around 100k
    Jul 22, 2017 0
  • Amazon alyosh
    why is it a tough market? pay here should be about $100k for a couple years experience. amazon here pays really well
    Jul 22, 2017 1
    • Code42 / Eng hQcc58
      OP
      Should've been specific - friends at a few smaller shops/startups often complain about hiring. They say it's tough to find engineers and devops and sre folks around here. Probably because the big dogs and the fortune 50s in town have more cash/leverage.
      Jul 22, 2017
  • Veritas / Eng
    hdslk

    Veritas Eng

    BIO
    principal (grade 4) software engineer. interested in cloud architecture and getting useful insights out of unstructured data
    hdslkmore
    My experience is there is a huge spread in salary in TC market. I've talk with companies that start at $40k and seem as though they cap out at around $100k. There are several companies that pay well though. Veritas pays well for the market IMHO. new grads are mid 80s currently. With 3-4 years experience I'd expect around $100k. And the work/life balance is far better than any company I've ever worked for. Medtronic, 3M, and some of the defense contractors pay well too.
    Sep 14, 2017 0
  • New / Other truthtells
    Check LinkedIn Salary feature. Gives Salary by position / Title by industry + function + location + # yrs exp. + company
    Jul 22, 2017 0

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