When it comes to better pay and other bonuses, employees of tech companies, especially developers have a range of choices to make. In recent years, there has been a battle in the salary that is paid to unicorn developers as to who is paying how much to. Let’s take a look at what it is in unicorn for developers in terms of salary.
The median yearly based salary for developers at dropbox is $144,573. Though it is still a unicorn start-up for now, this cloud-based storage company is rumoured to be looking for an initial public offering. The company offers its developers good salaries, no wonder it is one of the best cloud-oriented service providers around. Well, with a $10.35 billion valuation and a $600 million banked as well as support from prominent investors like Blackrock Ventures, there’s no doubt this company is financially putting value on its developers.
The median annual salary at jawbone is $141,224. Jawbone is one of the best fitness companies that specialise in wearable for fitness activities and has a valuation of $3 billion and a total of $726 in the bank. It produces fitness wearable including step and sleep trackers.
Cloudera is a big data company that is run on the Hadoop platform that offers business big data solutions from free versions to paid ones. At cloudera, annual median salary stands at $139,217. It is a start-up with over a billion dollar in standing including a $740 million funding and a general valuation of $1.25 billion.
This Silicon Valley start-up is known for its excellent customer management services and Saas that it provides to financial, retail, and hospitality services to business. In funding, it boasts of $255 million and has a valuation of $1.25 billion.
In August, this cloud security start-up at Silicon raised up to $100 that was to help build its entire technological capacity. At ZScaler, annual median base salary is at $133,071. In cash alone, it has about $138 million and other tips to unicorn status at about $1.1 billion in total value.
Though this global vacation rental company has somehow brought a consternation among many San Francisco voters, it is still a nice place to collect a pay check if you are planning a career in the developer world. With an annual median base salary of $131,612, over $25 billion in value, and $2.3 billing in funding to today, this company is really a hot cake for most developers.
This global rideshare giant is bent on winning the entire china and has been one of the mythical start-up creatures around with over $51 billion in valuations and $8.21 billion banked, it is a company where you can build your life as a developer. Annual base salary stands around $130,000.
This company has been used by many real estate companies and brokers to sign their documents on the spot. About $400 million out of the total $508 million funding is raised by this company. It has a median annual pay of $129,453.
When it comes to the analysis of app performance, give it to AppDynamics. It is worth $1 billion and a banked amount of $207. It also has a yearly base salary of $128,905.
In this insecure world, we all know how Security Identity Management start-ups are hot. Well this company has an annual base salary of $127,931 for its developers and definitely one of the best places to be as a developer.
There are equally a good number of Silicon Valley start-ups that offer developers huge sums. If you want to kick-start your developer career, you might consider making some research around the area to find out what suites you best before leaping inside.