Compare Instacart SF vs Zillow Seattle offers
Zillow (Seattle) - TC ~ $305k
RSUs $250k over 4 years
Sign on $90k
Factors: Good wlb, low risk, gloomy weather, less opportunities, good savings, good commute
Instacart (SF) - TC ~ $335k
RSUs $525k over 4 years
Sign on $10k
Factors: Challenging work, manager seemed very nice, pre ipo - high risk with possibility of high reward, great weather, unlimited opportunities, high COL, bad commute
Another thing to consider: spouse is also a software engineer and has offers in both cities.
I have couple other offers including Uber but these were the best two so narrowing down the choices.
Current TC 169k in NY