Jobs and career site Glassdoor has looked into which companies are paying, on average, the most for software engineers and the results may be surprising. Google, Apple, Twitter and Facebook are all in the top 10, of course, but Yahoo! and LinkedIn beat all of them and the top dog is network gear maker Juniper Networks.
Glassdoor recognizes that they only included companies where at least 50 engineers submitted salaries so some high-paying companies didn’t make the list. And the numbers below don’t take into account bonuses, for instance, or stock options—which Facebook is known to offer more generously than other companies—but if you’re a software engineer you may want to reconsider your application to Google. Check out the list below: