Not only do interns at Google and Facebook get paid, they also get paid more than the average American, according to the statistics visualized in this infographic. See a side-by-side comparison of the two companies’ mission statements, employee perks, and interview tips below.
Riviera Partners, a California-based recruiting service crunched some numbers related to software developers it helped place in Silicon Valley in 2012. The numbers are pretty stunning. A junior-level engineer working in PHP, the least lucrative of the major programming languages, earns $75,000. But just 14 percent of the people benefiting from the tech boom are women.