SDE1 Amazon Offer Evaluation

New Safira
Aug 5, 2018 24 Comments

Salary: $108K
Signing: $24K/20K first and second year
RSU: $70K over 4 years (5/15/40/40)
Relocation: 10K lump sum or assistance service

Finished my masters this year. Does this offer reflect that accurately? How is it in comparison to the B.S. new-grad offers?



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TOP 24 Comments
  • Amazon / Eng onMyWay
    Looks pretty middle of the offer range for new grad offers. It can go up to 112k, 35, 30, and 75.

    Not bad tho
    Aug 5, 2018 11
    • Amazon ladygaga
      What would my offer be if intern in Seattle and want to join full-time in SFO?
      Aug 5, 2018
    • Amazon Bigman123
      They just released a new offer. Last summer it was 118k base, 38.5k and 33k signing bonus for year 1 and year 2, and 75k stocks. Not sure what the new offer looks like
      Aug 5, 2018
  • Facebook Pbuj80
    I got 95k, 20/22, 47k rsu, 10k relocation, as master new grad, 4 years ago
    Aug 5, 2018 2
    • Amazon kjgaygf
      Similar offer from 4 years ago with masters: 100k, 29/22, 50k rsu, 10 reloc.
      Did you have another offer from Fb and declined this?
      Aug 5, 2018
    • Facebook Pbuj80
      Nah I just joined FB a year ago. I joined amazon but didn’t end up very well with my team and manager :(
      Aug 5, 2018
  • Cisco HDSz85
    What are you? Just a fresh graduate.
    It is a good offer. Go for it unless you get offers from Google/fb. Focus on learning, not TC and change job later based on your learning/experience
    Aug 5, 2018 1
    • Amazon AMZN guru
      ^ This. The 5-10k here and there is nothing after tax!
      Aug 5, 2018
  • Square / Eng SQ
    Hahahahahahahahahahahaha 5/15/40/40 rsu vesting period
    Aug 5, 2018 0
  • Amazon Kxqy63
    Standard/universal number. Not negotiable unless you have a better offer from FB or Google.
    Aug 5, 2018 2
    • Amazon Bigman123
      They won't even negotiate if you have a better offer. I know a bunch of return interns that went over to Google and FB because Amazon wouldn't negotiate at all.
      Aug 5, 2018
    • Amazon Kxqy63
      Amazon matches if the candidate has competing offers from these two.
      Aug 6, 2018
  • Argo AI / Eng

    Argo AI Eng

    Aug 5, 2018 1
    • New Safira
      Aug 5, 2018
  • Microsoft newnutella
    Low for sure
    Aug 5, 2018 0


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