Facebook Salaries

22 total salary submissions
Avg. Hours Worked (78%)

The average hours worked chart shows the distribution of average hours worked per week generated based on the Compensation data at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the adjusted average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each workload given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more data points, the confidence of a "true measure" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

48.7
  • 10-20 Hrs
  • 20-30 Hrs
  • 30-40 Hrs
  • 40-50 Hrs
  • 50-60 Hrs
  • 60-70 Hrs
  • 70-80 Hrs
  • 80-90 Hrs
  • Over 90 Hrs
Relative Compensation (100%)

The Relative Compensation is a score from 1 star (very bad) to 5 stars (excellent) generated based on the Company Reviews of current and former employees at this company based on relative pay.

The number you see in the middle of the donut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

4.1
  • 1 Star
  • 2 Stars
  • 3 Stars
  • 4 Stars
  • 5 Stars

Average Facebook Salary

3.7
Total Median Pay
$139,000
Median Base Pay
$125,500
Median Bonus Pay
$13,500

How much does Facebook pay?

Base range:
$110,000 - $200,000

For this salary and bonus range, Low is the 10th Percentile and High is the 90th Percentile. These ranges are from employer specific salaries submitted by WSO members.

Bonus range:
$10,000 - $40,000

Facebook pays an average salary of $125,500 per year. This base compensation is the equivalent of $63 per hour assuming a 40 hour work week (2,000 hours per year). The actual average hours worked per week at Facebook based on our data is actually 49 hours, which would bring down the true effective hourly rate to $53 on average. If you include the average bonus of $13,500, then the total average pay at Facebook would be $139,000 per year or $59 per hour at the 49 hour work week.

There's a wide range between what the company pays the top 20 percent and the bottom 20 percent of earners. This is largely dependent on seniority and location. Facebook pays the highest-paid employees over $240,000 a year, while the lowest-paid employees are paid less than $121,000. Facebook employees in different groups or divisions tend to have different salaries as well.For example, employees in the Technology sector earn an average yearly salary of $240,000.While employees in the Generalist sector earn an average yearly salary of $121,000. Additionally, geographic location can impact the compensation for employees at Facebook as well. Based on the WSO data, Facebook employees in New York and Menlo Park get paid the most.

Facebook Salaries

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Highest Paying Jobs at Facebook

Year
Job Title
Group/Division
Location
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2017
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)
Location San Francisco
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2021
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Other
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Manager
Year 2021
Job Title Manager
Group/Division Other
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Engineer
Year 2023
Job Title Engineer
Group/Division Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)
Location Palo Alto
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Engineer
Year 2023
Job Title Engineer
Group/Division Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Developer
Year 2016
Job Title Developer
Group/Division Information Technology (IT)
Location San Francisco
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
1st Year Analyst
Year 2018
Job Title 1st Year Analyst
Group/Division Generalist
Location San Francisco
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Quant
Year 2022
Job Title Quant
Group/Division Analytics
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Other
Year 2024
Job Title Other
Group/Division Other
Location Seattle
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Engineer
Year 2020
Job Title Engineer
Group/Division Information Technology (IT)
Location New York
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus

Average Pay by City for Facebook

Below we use 22 salary submissions to order the is the total average compensation by city for Facebook. Cost of living across the world varies a lot, so this data gives you a sense if there are significant adjustments for higher cost of living. Looking at the WSO data, the city with the highest average salary is New York, where employees earn an average salary of $178,000.

Salaries by Location at Facebook

Rank
City
Total pay Range
Range of $/hr
New York
Rank 1
City New York
Total pay Range $120,000 - $228,521
Range of $/hr $60/hr - $114/hr
Menlo Park
Rank 2
City Menlo Park
Total pay Range $118,000 - $185,000
Range of $/hr $59/hr - $93/hr

Facebook Salaries by Department

Salaries at Facebook depend on the group, division, department or function. Employees who work in the Technology group tend to get paid the most at at Facebook, earning an average yearly salary of $240,000. Employees in the Na receive relatively high salaries as well, where wages average $176,000 per year. A division that does not pay as well at Facebook includes the Generalist group, with employees earning $121,000 on average.

Rank
Department
Average Pay
Average Hourly Pay
Technology
Rank 1
Department Technology
Average Pay $240,000
Average Hourly Pay $120/hr
Na
Rank 2
Department Na
Average Pay $176,000
Average Hourly Pay $88/hr
Engineering
Rank 3
Department Engineering
Average Pay $176,000
Average Hourly Pay $88/hr
Other
Rank 4
Department Other
Average Pay $160,000
Average Hourly Pay $80/hr
Software
Rank 5
Department Software
Average Pay $128,000
Average Hourly Pay $64/hr
Generalist
Rank 6
Department Generalist
Average Pay $121,000
Average Hourly Pay $61/hr

Recently Added Facebook Salaries

Year
Job Title
Group/Division
Location
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Other
Year 2024
Job Title Other
Group/Division Other
Location Seattle
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Other
Year 2023
Job Title Other
Group/Division N/A
Location San Francisco
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
1st Year Analyst
Year 2023
Job Title 1st Year Analyst
Group/Division N/A
Location Menlo Park
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Intern
Year 2022
Job Title Intern
Group/Division N/A
Location Menlo Park
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
Engineer
Year 2023
Job Title Engineer
Group/Division Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT)
Location Palo Alto
Pay Rate/Type
Bonus
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