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Sharing compensation data has become an annual tradition at Microsoft during this time of year

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Over the course of August 2020, more than 300 Microsoft employees shared their salaries, bonuses, and stock awards in a Google spreadsheet to continue their push for fairer compensation.

“You are legally protected to share this info, and you should share it so your coworkers can determine if they’re being…


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Facebook employees walk through the courtyard of the company’s main campus in Menlo Park, California (November 6, 2019). Photo: picture alliance/Getty Images

For many tech workers, the ability to do the job from anywhere — or more specifically, being able to do the job without paying Bay Area rents or spending thousands of hours every year driving on 101 or 280 — is the dream.

That may become a reality for more…


The numbers range from $40,000 to $320,000 and reveal key details about how pay works at big tech companies

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Nearly 400 Microsoft employees are sharing their salaries with each other to better determine whether they’re being fairly compensated.

The effort stems from a private Facebook group, Young Microsoft FTE, where full-time employees (FTEs) gather to discuss the company. The salaries are collected in a shared Google spreadsheet.

“Share your…

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