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What you can expect to earn at Facebook, Google, eBay and LinkedIn as a junior

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Alongside LinkedIn, Amazon and Mircosoft have been found to be the top payers of junior staff, according to salary benchmarking website Emolument.com.

Analysing the pay of those with less than five years’ experience, Emolument.com has stated that software and internet-focused companies offer the highest salaries in juniors in the technology industry.

Thomas Dreary, CEO and founder of Emolument, said: “As well as attracting customers, brand image plays a huge role when it comes to recruiting the kind of talent that will keep pushing technology companies forward.

“Offering a level of salary transparency allows individuals to see beyond the short-term factors like salary and company brand to really understand what a career at a specific company might mean five, ten or 15 years down the line, empowering them to make more informed choices in these big life decisions.”

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Junior-level salaries

On a more senior level, further research from Emolument.com has found that those with ten or more years experience at Apple can expect to earn as much as 10 per cent more than those with equivalent experience at Microsoft.

Both Facebook and Google pay around the same amount for junior staff with under five years at the company, £49,500 and £48,000 respectively, utilising “prestige and glamour” to pay less than others, according to Emolument.com.

The survey was complied by sampling responses from in excess of 46,000 people.

Previous research from Emolument.com uncovered what those at a junior, mid-career, experienced or late career stage could expect to learn at ten large businesses. From a list including the likes of L’Oreal, EDF, Accenture and EY, Barclays was found to pay both the most for a junior employee, as well as those in the experienced or late career category.

The Enolument.com service says its service provides information on whether EY pays senior professionals more than Accenture, whether Google values an MBA or if L’Oreal “really is worth it”.

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