Thanks blind

Morgan Stanley hotChicken
Jul 10 21 Comments

You made me realize my worth.
Just got an offer for 175k base
40k rsu per year for 4 years (public company)
20k target bonus
No sign on

No name company in the bay area
No competing offer (I interviewed only at one place)
3.5 yoe


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TOP 21 Comments
  • Oracle not_larry
    Congrats. You now have a living wage for Bay Area.
    Jul 10 2
    • Amazon 10022004
      What a nice comment.
      Jul 10
    • ConsenSys / Eng dackjorsey
      Last I checked poverty in sf was ~$119k, ya?
      Jul 10
  • New / Eng

    New Eng

    Do you mind being a grateful Blinder by sharing what company it is.
    Jul 10 0
  • Salesforce Imao
    How's a public company a no name company?
    Jul 10 1
    • Flagged by the community.

  • Microsoft Vbsm66
    What were you getting previously at Morgan Stanley?
    Jul 10 2
    • Morgan Stanley hotChicken
      115k base and low two digits bonus
      Jul 10
    • AnchorFree / Eng 🍪 cookie
      aaaahahahaa!! So I'm not the only one screwed in the Bay Area, we both were!! Come here brother let me hug ya! :D
      TC 140 / 0 / 0, 12 YOE
  • Apple sikit
    Dude are the stocks paper money?
    Jul 10 1
    • LinkedIn Wiener
      OP said public company.
      Jul 10
  • Cisco SSxW08
    Congratulations! Are your Software Engineer? Do you have 3.5 years of experience?
    Jul 11 2
    • Morgan Stanley hotChicken
      Yes and yes
      Jul 11
    • Cisco SSxW08
      I am happy for you. Can you please tell us about your interview experience? what type of questions did they ask you?
      Jul 12
  • ConsenSys / Eng dackjorsey
    Hire me now ;)
    Jul 10 0
  • Indeed egobruiser
    Jul 10 0
  • Salesforce mrChao
    What’s the TC?
    Jul 11 1
  • Kohl’s sting12
    Is the no name public company “walmartlabs “? The RSU structure probably gives it away
    Aug 29 0
  • Change to FANG next year and get ~235 bumped to 300+
    Jul 11 0
  • HPE hhtD36
    Others things to check are do you have an offshore team, you will end up working late every day if so. This is a pretty common salary nowadays with large companies in the bay.
    Jul 11 0