Facebook salaries so low ?

Okta KvVA47
Feb 9 20 Comments

I was reached out by Facebook recruiter for a production engineer role. I passed the prescreening test but when I discussed salary expectation with her... she was "shocked" like I said something out of the world

Current TC - 210K
FACEBOOK Ask min was 250k TC with 175k base
YOE 9 yrs

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  • Facebook ainchot
    Production engineering is paid less than SWE..why not interview for a SW role?
    Feb 93
    • Facebook K$54hAB
      False. PE and SWE are paid the dame.
      Feb 10
    • LinkedIn helping
      No. ainchot is right.
      Feb 10
    • Facebook / EngczqC20
      PE and SWE have exactly the same pay bands.
      What makes you believe that SWE makes more?
      Feb 10
  • Facebook / EngQA1337
    That’s pretty doable..

    E6 base is about 210k
    Feb 92
    • Google / EngMr Glass
      That's low. E6 get 230 base at FB
      Feb 10
    • Facebook / EngQA1337
      It’s went up since I was an E6 then :)
      Feb 11
  • Facebook gtr4h15a
    Recruiters generally act shocked when they hear nearly any salary expectation. Effective scare/guilt tactic
    Feb 101
    • Twitter Zardoz
      So it's appropriate to use a "shock and awe" attack on a recruiter then?
      Feb 10
  • New / Eng
    BogoSort

    NewEng

    PRE
    Samsung Electronics
    BogoSortmore
    Why talk about compensation at this stage?
    Feb 100
  • Facebook kelsi
    Which location?
    She is probably just doing this as a negotiation tactic early in the process
    Feb 103
    • Okta KvVA47
      OP
      Menlo Park. What would be a right ask for a 9 YOE ?
      Feb 10
    • Pinger / Engcreate💻
      $250k+
      Feb 10
    • Okta KvVA47
      OP
      Are RSU so low in FB? I am think to stick to my current job if it is gonna be 20-30k difference overall
      Feb 10
  • Google rubbishing
    E5 base is also more than that. What level were you interviewing for?
    Feb 92
    • Okta KvVA47
      OP
      Since it was Linked In connect from a recruiter directly and not a position I applied...I am not sure.

      She just made initial chit chat call and then 20-25 pre screening questions and said there are many roles where I could be a good fit and she will present it to all teams she handlss
      Feb 10
    • Google rubbishing
      They don't put levels in job description even if you Apply online, you wouldn't know.
      Feb 10
  • Oracle BjGO24
    Recruiters don’t act shocked if you are talented, they don’t want to risk losing you.
    Feb 100
  • Facebook kelsi
    I would rather suggest you to ask for E5. Which automatically means $175k+ base + 15% bonus + $400-800k equity + joining bonus. They can’t low ball you too much if E5.
    Your current ask of total $250k can be easily fulfilled by an E4 offer of
    $150k base + $300k rsu + 10% bonus + some joining bonus.
    Feb 100
  • Amazon outoforder
    Did she ask about your expectation?
    Feb 100

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