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Title Salary Equity % Equity $ Location Years of Experience Years at Startup Stage Size Valuation Hide
VP of Sales $140,000 0.2% - San Francisco Bay Area 7.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 11-50 employees - -
VP of Engineering $165,000 2.5% - Remote US 11.0 2.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
VP of Business Development $200,000 4.5% - Los Angeles 10.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Technical product manager $120,000 0.83% - New York 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software sales executive $85,000 0.18% - Austin 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $125,000 0.44% - Boston 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $130,000 0.21% - Boston 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $168,000 0.16% - New York 3.5 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $125,000 0.44% - New York 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $132,000 1.06% - San Francisco 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $158,000 1.76% - San Francisco 2.5 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $162,000 0.46% - San Francisco Bay Area 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $140,000 1.06% - Seattle 4.5 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Software engineer $152,000 0.46% - Seattle 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Senior software engineer lead $130,000 2.5% - New York 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Senior software engineer $120,000 3.5% - New York 7.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Senior software engineer $140,000 0.83% - New York 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Senior software engineer $90,000 4.0% - Remote US 7.0 1.5 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Senior software engineer $75,000 0.01% - Remote US 2.0 2.0 Pre-Seed 11-50 employees - -
Senior product manager $150,000 0.81% - San Francisco 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Senior full stack engineer $95,000 0.39% - Remote US 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product manager $138,000 0.78% - Austin 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product manager $70,500 5.0% - Copenhagen, Denmark 5.0 1.0 Pre-Seed 11-50 employees - -
Product manager $135,000 0.6% - New York 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product manager $135,000 1.63% - New York 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product manager $138,000 0.78% - San Francisco 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product manager $135,000 1.63% - San Francisco 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product manager $138,000 0.78% - Toronto 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product lead $150,000 2.75% - New York 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product lead $175,000 0.5% - Remote US 8.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product designer $115,000 1.5% - Los Angeles 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product designer $160,000 1.3% - New York 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product designer $165,000 0.73% - Remote US 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Product designer $115,000 0.54% - Remote US 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Mobile developer $100,000 1.19% - Nashville 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Marketing manager $140,000 3.0% - San Francisco Bay Area 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Manager, FP&A $143,000 0.3% - Chicago 6.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Manager, BizOps $90,000 0.3% - Boston 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Manager, BizOps $130,000 0.5% - New York 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Manager, BizOps $130,000 0.5% - San Francisco 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Manager, BizOps $110,000 0.75% - San Francisco 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Machine learning engineer $128,000 0.08% - San Francisco 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Machine learning engineer $120,000 0.15% - Toronto 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Lead software engineer $110,000 4.5% - Austin 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Lead software engineer $110,000 4.5% - Boston 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Lead software engineer $110,000 4.5% - New York 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Lead software engineer $150,000 3.0% $30,000 Remote US 6.0 2.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees $1M 1000000
Lead iOS developer $140,000 1.5% - Los Angeles 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Lead full stack engineer $185,000 3.0% - Sacramento 25.0 3.0 Pre-Seed 11-50 employees - -
Lead backend engineer $153,000 0.44% - New York 8.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Head of Product $125,000 8.75% - Chicago 6.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Head of Product $150,000 6.5% - Los Angeles 9.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Head of Product $80,000 6.0% - New York 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Head of Product $155,000 5.5% - San Francisco 9.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Head of Product $175,000 5.0% - San Francisco 8.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Head of Partnerships $200,000 4.0% - New York 10.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Head of Data Science $160,000 0.6% - Los Angeles 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Growth lead $160,000 3.0% - New York 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Full-stack software engineer $150,000 0.69% - San Francisco Bay Area 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Full stack software engineer $125,000 2.33% - Detroit 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Full stack software engineer $125,000 2.33% - San Francisco 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Frontend engineer $115,000 0.2% - Boston 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Founding software engineer lead $165,000 3.5% - Los Angeles 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Founding product designer $142,000 0.38% - Remote US 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Founding full stack engineer $185,000 1.7% - New York 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Founding full stack engineer $163,000 2.08% - Remote US 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Founding full stack engineer $163,000 2.08% - Remote US 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Founding full stack engineer $182,000 3.5% - Remote US 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Founding full stack engineer $160,000 0.73% - Remote US 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Engineering manager $175,000 3.88% - San Francisco 6.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Engineering lead $160,000 1.4% - Remote US 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Director of Sales $130,000 1.5% - Miami 8.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Director of Product $164,000 3.0% - Austin 4.0 1.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Director of engineering $180,000 3.1% - San Francisco 10.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Director of engineering $175,000 2.5% - Seattle 9.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Director of BizOps $170,000 1.7% - Atlanta 6.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Data scientist $120,000 0.2% - Austin 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
CTO $120,000 7.75% - Los Angeles 10.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
CTO $125,000 3.25% - Los Angeles 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
CTO $190,000 6.0% - New York 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
CTO $105,000 16.25% - New York 5.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
CPO $20,000 38.0% - Dubai 12.0 1.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Chief of staff $148,000 0.76% - Remote US 3.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Backend engineer $110,000 0.23% - San Francisco Bay Area 2.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -
Account executive $180,000 0.3% - San Francisco 4.0 0.0 Pre-Seed 1-10 employees - -

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It's your % ownership of the startup. Calculated one of two ways:
โ€ข Your total # of shares รท Fully diluted outstanding shares x 100 โ€” confirm that it's fully diluted; otherwise, your stake will look higher than it truly is
โ€ข Current value of your shares รท current company valuation x 100 โ€” value is based on preferred price (what investors paid); updates with each fundraise

Always make sure you have the numerator and the denominator.

It's the best way to estimate how much you stand to make based on growth in company valuation.

For example, if you have a 1% equity stake in a startup valued at $100M, which eventually IPOs at $1B, your stake will be worth 1% * $1B * dilution rate โ€” dilution rate varies, but a rule of thumb is to assume 25% dilution per funding round. This means the earlier you join, the more diluted you'll become. But you'll also have a lower strike price and (usually) a much bigger % to start with.

While estimating using equity % is no crystal ball, it's more reliable than guessing what the future price per share will be.

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