- Is it worth jumping ship for better TC? Boston area 12 yoe Tc is roughly 170k base 15% bonus and 50k stock. About 250k. Hard to predict stock at Akamai since refreshers are on a 3 year cycle instead of 4 (equity curve more loaded toward the shorter term) and refreshers can wildly swing up and down year to year. My refreshers have averaged 40k but I have re
- Promotion from Software Engineer-II to Senior Software Engineer What does it take to get promoted from SE-II to Senior SE at Akamai and other companies in general? Also, what kind of hike or stock options accompany the promotion? MS in CS (graduated 2017) YOE: 2.5 SE-II TC: 125K base, no stocks. Not in Bay Area.