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Salary Details for a Developer at PayPal

Updated Oct 29, 2023

Total Pay Estimate & Range

Total Pay Range
$98K - $170K/yr
Base Pay
$81K - $138K/yr
Additional Pay
$17K - $32K/yr


Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Developer at PayPal is $128,382 per year. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated base pay is $105,288 per year. The estimated additional pay is $23,094 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $98K-$170K/yr?

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Total Pay Breakdown


Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$105,288/yr$81K - $138K82%
$9,511/yr$7K - $13K7.4%
$13,583/yr$10K - $19K10.6%

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CW -> FTE. I currently make $62/hr as a CW at Meta. Two weeks PTO after 90 days. What comp should I ask for when I apply for FTE? My title is project manager (tho previous title was PgPM III at PayPal, I live in SLC and will stay remote. 10+ years PM experience, ~5 in tech.




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The average salary for a Developer is $104,912 per year in United States, which is 18% lower than the average PayPal salary of $128,382 per year for this job.

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  • Health Insurance(246 comments)

    It's a good insurance as in it is very easy to claim money back sending a photo of a receipt via an app, but the coverage in some cases can be very small, specially with a dentistry service.

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    Unlimited PTO and flexible. Management easy to work with.

  • 401K Plan(124 comments)

    4% match to pre-tax and Roth.