Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Thursday April 28, 2016

Do You Earn Less Than a Silicon Valley Intern?

In case you didn't feel bad enough already, let's talk about how much money Silicon Valley interns make. I'll give you a hint, it's pretty close to double the average national wage. Here's a handy list of all the actual salaries made by interns by company:

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The median monthly base salary for an engineering-focused summer intern at some of the big technology companies is $6,800. Annualized, that's $81,600 a year, according to data collected by Rodney Folz, a former University of California Berkeley student and soon-to-be Yelp intern. The national wage index is $46,481.52, according to data last compiled by the Social Security Administration in 2014.