[Infographic] Startup Salaries: Why Less Is More

YoungUpstarts

As Peter Thiel states, “the lower the CEO salary, the more likely it is to succeed.” ” According to a study by benchmarking company Compass, 75% of startup founders in Silicon Valley have a salary below $75,000 and 66% are below $50,000.

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How To Negotiate Your Salary Even In A Tough Economy

YoungUpstarts

I was really bad at negotiating my salary. Except my first interview out of college, I have read up on salary negotiation every single time. I did negotiate my salary and got what I wanted; even though I was desperate for the job (they didn’t know that).

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CTO Salary and Equity Trends 2009-2011

SoCal CTO

Todd Gitlin of Safire Partners - a go to resource here in LA for recruiting C-level positions at startups - was nice enough to compile some data again this year (see last year's Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data ). You can also enter salary and equity data to see where you stand.

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[Asia] HKers, Singaporeans Eye Higher Salaries: jobsDB

YoungUpstarts

It looks like the Singapore worker has a big and growing appetite when it comes to salary expectations. The study also shows that there was a significant increase in respondents from Singapore searching for roles in the 5,000 to 7,499 SGD salary range, up 7% from last October.

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[Infographic] Silicon Valley Engineering Salaries In 2012

YoungUpstarts

The continuing tech boom has resulted in strong competition for top engineering talent, resulting in a subsequent upward surge in salary scales as well. Check out the infographic for more: Others Bay Area developers infographic salary data Silicon Valley software engineer

[Infographic] Social Media Vs Salary

YoungUpstarts

That’s right – many young professionals and college graduates actually admit that they would sacrifice salary and attractive employment opportunities for social media and technology freedom. And social media wins.

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[Infographic] 2012 Q3: Software Engineering Salaries in Silicon Valley

YoungUpstarts

Software engineers are extremely high in demand, and over the past few years the growth in their salaries has shown exactly how much in demand they are. Here’s an infographic that shows you more: Others Bay Area developers infographic salary data Silicon Valley software engineer

Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data

SoCal CTO

Todd Gitlin of Safire Partners was nice enough to compile some data on Start CTO Salary and Equity at Venture Backed Companies for the LA CTO Forum and present last year. It is interesting to see the salaries of CTOs of pre-Revenue even pre-Launch companies.

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CEO salaries

The Equity Kicker

Seth Levine of the Foundry Group has a blog post up today on CEO and founder salaries. I’ve been saying for years now that founder salaries should start at these sorts of levels and then rise to what would be market for the skillset in a larger company environment as the company gets to scale and/or profitability. If a founder has a decent shareholding and believes in what he or she is doing then they wouldn’t want to trade higher salary now for growth in share price.

The Art Of Negotiation – 5 Steps To Getting The Salary You Deserve

YoungUpstarts

Salary negotiation early on in one’s career has the potential to gain them anywhere between $500,000-1M throughout their working life , and yet only 37% of millennials report ever asking for a raise. Decide an appropriate salary range based on similar jobs in your geography and industry.

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What Salary Means

This is going to be BIG.

When I was coming out of college, working in finance, I used to think a lot about my salary. I liked maxing out on raises and I liked the feeling I got getting to a six figure salary. It was, in my mind, what the salary meant. One thing that comes through consistently is that salary--specifically how someone goes about the salary negotiation process--can be a consistent predictor of performance.

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[Infographic] [Singapore] Salary Expectations Increase 35% With That First Private Degree: JobsCentral

YoungUpstarts

It will, but attaining that private degree – if it’s their first formal degree qualifications – also leads the employee expecting a 35% salary raise to commensurate with that extra knowledge.

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How To Live On A Small Salary

YoungUpstarts

Fortunately, it’s very possible to live on a low salary while you pursue a career you’ll love. by Billy Moller.

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[Infographic] Salaries For Popular Online Jobs

YoungUpstarts

But while not all work is equal – or at least, the salary expected from completing a piece of work can vary greatly depending on where the freelancer is based.

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Should you make your salaries public?

The Next Web

What if everyone at your company knew your salary? One of the newest company culture trends is the transparent salary, where organizations make the salaries of all employees public knowledge within the company.

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Glassdoor.com - Salaries

Hacking Startups

Glassdoor.com - Salaries

Visualization of Startup CTO Equity and Salary Data

SoCal CTO

A long-time friend and colleague, Steve Wexler, who is great at visualization took my Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data and produced a really need interactive visualization via Tableau.

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Series A Startup CEO Salary

The Startup Lawyer

A startup’s Series A financing shouldn’t be a large liquidity event or salary payday for the startup’s founders. The term sheet was pretty much a done deal, when the startup’s CEO demanded a salary of $25,000. My client countered with a reasonable startup CEO salary, but the startup’s CEO didn’t back down from his $300,000/year figure. The Importance of Startup CEO Salary. The CEO’s salary sets a cap for everyone else.

Visualization of Startup CTO Equity and Salary Data

SoCal CTO

A long-time friend and colleague, Steve Wexler, who is great at visualization took my Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data and produced a really need interactive visualization via Tableau.

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Glassdoor.com - Salaries

Hacking Startups

Glassdoor.com - Salaries

The Pros and Cons of Hourly vs. Salary Pay for the Gym and Fitness Industry by Shannon Simmons

Mike Michalowicz

The consideration of hourly versus salary is one of the most daunting challenges gyms and fitness centers face. Here are some pros and cons of paying hourly instead of salary and of course there’s always the straight commission method as well.

Equity Compensation Offers Alternatives to Market Salaries

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Tweet Facebook LinkedIn Tumblr Stumble Digg Delicious The post Equity Compensation Offers Alternatives to Market Salaries appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall Breaking Business : Chris Sloan and I chat about Equity Compensation.

Startup founder salaries: Younger, more inexperienced entrepreneurs pay themselves less

The Next Web

Our report last week on the salaries that startup founders pay themselves stirred up a lot of discussion here on The Next Web, Hacker News , Twitter and beyond. Startup revenue and founder salary. The closest tie between founder salary and another datapoint was found in revenue.

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Startup compensation: flat salaries and equity/options work best

The Equity Kicker

We had some success with this system, most notably at Zeus Technology, which was a good exit for my old firm Draper Esprit, but these days I recommend flat salaries with upside coming from options or founder shares. The only exceptions to this flat salary rule are routine work which requires no creativity and sales where commission structures remain the best way to motivate a team. With those caveats the best structures are flat salaries and a share of the equity.

Analytics Career Advice: Job Titles, Salaries, Technical & Business Roles

Occam's Razor

My goal is to climb the ranks and increase my salary." I am getting to how you can increase your salary part. Each unique in its job, salary and future prospects.

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Data Analysis 101: Seven Simple Mistakes That Limit Your Salary

Occam's Razor

That is after all what pays our salary right? Data Analysis 101: Seven Simple Mistakes That Limit Your Salary is a post from: Occam's Razor by Avinash Kaushik. Data analysis is not easy.

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What salary does the founder of your favorite startup get? Probably not a very high one

The Next Web

The company collected salary data from 11,160 startups around the world that use its benchmarking tool. Average salaries around the world vary from a low of $30,208 in India to a high of $72,363 in Australia. The CEO’s salary sets a cap for everyone else.

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The Pros and Cons of Hourly vs. Salary Pay for the Gym and Fitness Industry by Shannon Simmons

Mike Michalowicz

The consideration of hourly versus salary is one of the most daunting challenges gyms and fitness centers face. Here are some pros and cons of paying hourly instead of salary and of course there’s always the straight commission method as well.

Learn how to earn a six-figure salary as an Agile and Scrum Project expert for under $30

The Next Web

You can uncover how to become one of those fully-trained and certified Agile (and its popular Scrum framework) masters with this Agile and Scrum Project Management Certification Bundle. Right now, grab this high-level instruction at just $29 from TNW Deals.

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Buffer, the company known for public ‘open salary’ docs, just laid off 11% of its team

The Next Web

Buffer is a popular social media management tool that also offers a great marketing blog on the side, but you may know it best for is its open salary formula that the company’s co-founders shared publicly in order to be transparent about how each employee’s salaries are calculated.

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How to live comfortably in NYC on a $30k per year salary

Hippoland

Frankly, it’s pretty easy to live comfortably in a big city like NYC on a < $30k per year salary. Including taxes/medicare/social security, that comes out to a $30k per year salary. What would a larger salary get me? image credit: Grufnik.

How to live comfortably in NYC on a $30k per year salary

Hippoland

Frankly, it’s pretty easy to live comfortably in a big city like NYC on a < $30k per year salary. Including taxes/medicare/social security, that comes out to a $30k per year salary. What would a larger salary get me? image credit: Grufnik.

The Top UK Industries Searching for Talent

The Startup Magazine

The average salary in this UK talent category is around £36,000. Accountancy and other financial jobs listed in July totaled over 82,000, the average salary is just under £38,000 and qualified accountants learn many transferable skills. Salaries average at around £36,000.

Understanding The Tax Maze Of Work Wear

The Startup Magazine

The employee’s salary will determine the actual amount which they end up with. We really can’t argue the fact that the UK tax legislation can be rather confusing and being good at math hardly comes into it.

A Guide to Starting a Career in Australia

The Startup Magazine

The decline in salary increased compared to inflation has dropped leading many families struggling to survive. In Australia, you will not have to worry as competitive salaries are on offer without you needing to work all the time.

Should The Customer Have A Say In Employee Pay?

YoungUpstarts

Thinking Aloud customer experience customer service employee benefits employee remuneration Joseph Michelli salaryby Joseph Michelli, author of “ Driven to Delight: Delivering World-Class Customer Experience the Mercedes-Benz Way “.

The Inevitable Entrepreneurial Question: How Much You Should Pay Yourself?

Mike Michalowicz

Once you do that, you will be ready to determine a salary that your business will, most likely, be able to sustain. Believe it or not, choosing what salary to pay yourself is actually must easier than you may think!

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My answer on Quora re: Market Salaries for funded startups

Scalable Startup

Can you expect a market salary from a startup that has received venture capitalist investments? Below market salary ifs fine if you can afford it and if the equity is awesome. Contact me if you want to discuss your specific situation; I can probably pinpoint the right salary for most positions. Tom Nora , Startup Growth Advisor, Code Slinger. . Typically yes, but it depends on a few things.

Know What You’re Good At

YoungUpstarts

by Kelly Austin, Higher Salary. This post was contributed by Kelly Austin from Higher Salary. Visit her site for information on the average accountant salary and guides to other popular careers. Follow your bliss. Do what you love and the money will follow.

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Why it’s better to be a developer at a tech startup if you can’t be its founder

The Next Web

Today, Berlin startup Jobspotting released The Berlin Startup Salary… This story continues at The Next Web. Entrepreneur Insider Analysis and Opinion Berlin salary TechThis is a contributor post by Carrie M. King from Jobspotting.

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Would you work with micromanaging boss, no salary, and all your work thrown away?

Hacking Startups

The job has: $0 salary and no equity (you’re supposed to be compensated in experience). If you think the coming nuclear winter will make job market tough for employees, you need to hear about the job offer my daughter got recently. no benefits other than vacation and sick time: no insurance, for example. no possibility of promotion or raise, ever. no job description: just do what you’re told. micromanaging boss asks about project status every hour. strict hours, starting at 8:30AM sharp.

What Is The Most Effective Closing Technique?

Mike Michalowicz

Ever since my first job out of college I had to sell to make a salary. Behavioral Influence Communication Consumer Behavior Customer Service discussion psychology resistance salary suggestions Of all the things I have done in my entrepreneurial career, selling has been the one constant.

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Would you work with micromanaging boss, no salary, and all your work thrown away?

Hacking Startups

The job has: $0 salary and no equity (you’re supposed to be compensated in experience). If you think the coming nuclear winter will make job market tough for employees, you need to hear about the job offer my daughter got recently. no benefits other than vacation and sick time: no insurance, for example. no possibility of promotion or raise, ever. no job description: just do what you’re told. micromanaging boss asks about project status every hour.