- Snap, the company behind Snapchat, has been on a growth tear in 2021.
- Insider analyzed public data to get a sense of how much Snap pays its employees in the US.
- Snap has offered some US staffers annual salaries between $59,000 and $500,000.
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Snap, the company behind Snapchat, is hiring for hundreds of jobs in the US as the tech company expands into areas like augmented reality, short-form video, and original shows.
The growth spurt comes as Snap reported during the first quarter its highest year-over-year revenue and daily active user growth rates in three years.
Insider analyzed how much Snap pays for certain roles in the US.
We combed through public data to get a picture of Snap’s salary levels. The data, released by the US Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification, shows how much Snap offered to pay employees who it wanted to hire in the US through work visas.
Snap offered certain US staffers between October 2020 and March 2021 annual salaries ranging $59,000 to $500,000 for various roles, according to the data.
Snap said it’s committed to paying all employees a livable wage that “contributes to healthy work-life integration and to the local economy in which we work.” It offers a minimum of $15,000 in equity grants to new hires, and said its baseline annual pay rate for employees at its headquarters in Santa Monica is $70,000.
Our full analysis breaks down salaries for jobs including product, research, engineering, and marketing roles.