If your first job was before FAANG pouring 200k out there (like pre 2010), tell us the year if you don’t mind?
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- Pandora hzCG35Could this be the first time in blind’s history that people deflate their TC?
- Twitter FANGTWhy? What does it matter. Where is the “this is another stupid poll” vote option?
- First job or first tech job? My first job was at 14 as a bag boy in Winn Dixie for about $4.25/hr
Lame adult job at a mobo manufacturing plant in 96 for $10/hr.
First real tech job beyond contracting was military in 98; less than $20k capping at $45k by 2004.
Now I am well beyond that, with a pre-stock TC (on paper) of $250k and skirting an offer of $200k base + $175k comp. at a non-FAANG company.
High school dropout. Yea yea some of you west coasters and grads probably had it easier, no kidding. Though the non-FAANG offer is back in a state where the median income in IT is 1/3rd here.
- First job out of school was $25/hour in 1996. Didn't take any vacation and got paid for going slightly over 40 hours most weeks, so got like $53k the first year.
After I returned to school, got $56k full time at my first development job in 1999. Clearly fouled up my salary negotiation as they bumped me to $65k at my 90 day review, and they only do that if you are woefully underpaid and they're worried about you leaving.
Stock did pay off from that place, my TC was probably about $90 in my first full year.
- My first job was 65 base, and by hour for OT. I worked extra because I liked working and I needed the money, so I ended up $90ish? That was 80-100 hours a week. I actually did not bill the company all the hours; I was naive. My boss later told me to file all the hours. A year and a half later I was given full time. Salary was slightly above 100k.May 25, 2018 2
- Intuit / Other Broke 💸💸$250/month working 70-80 hours a week, yes you read that correctly and no I didn’t leave out a zero, two fking fifty only. Do the math and it’s roughly $0.75/hour...
Bank internship at an Asian country and literally losing money after rent, food and transportation... oh and that’s in the 2010s