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Google Tops 25 Best Companies List

May 28, 2014 11:26 AM EDT

Google Tops A 25 Best Companies List For Work And Salaries. Glassdoor shared survey results for software engineers at five top tech firms. Those show software engineers at Google have an average base salary of $128,000. Apple software engineers did slightly better, making $132,000. Facebook’s made $120,000 and Microsoft's and Amazon’s made closer to $111,000 and $105,000 respectively.

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According to a recent report by Glassdoor, Google’s employees received the most pay salary and benefits. A survey from Glassdoor last year indicated that when comparing average annual software engineer base salaries and the number of employers currently hiring for software engineers across 20 of the largest U.S. cities, the West Coast leads the way.

Mobile app developers will receive the highest salary increase in 2014. This list of 2014 technology jobs and salaries indicates the nationwide increase for most of the IT job opportunities in management, software development and technical engineering. The mobile app developer salary is expected increase by 7.8 percent during 2014.

Software engineers in the San Francisco Bay Area earn the highest average annual base salary ($111,885), followed by those in Seattle ($103,196) and San Diego ($93,993) to round out the top three. Interestingly, 17 of the 25 highest paying companies are based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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