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Software Engineer hourly salaries in the United States at Meta

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Average salary
$52.46 per hour
7%
Above national average
Average $52.46
Low $10.70
High $200

Salary estimated from 5 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 12 months. Last updated: November 5, 2021

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Very strong job culture, also had a relaxed schedule.

Facebook was a great fit for me I simply wanted a better paying position. I would love to work in a familiar job environment.

Pros

Free lunches, and breakfast's.

Cons

No 401k matching for my position
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Great pay but at a huge mental cost

Wonderful pay and perks. Some pretty cool projects and smart people but your mileage will vary depending on which team you're on. Some teams are great, others not so great. Lots of ego and toxic bully behavior triggered by their stack ranking performance evaluations so everyone is competing against peers. They literally encourage people to talk behind people's backs (it's called providing peer feedback). Sometimes it goes out of hand because management sucks on average. They promote people with zero people skills, zero problem solving skills, zero team building skills and empathy to managers. Really, it takes more than taking your team out for lunch once in a while to call yourself a manager. Diversity is a PR stunt only - they hire you for the stats, they boast about their diversity programs all while don't care about retention rates (they keep those secret). They really are a white-boys-under-25 club. I heard reports of people doing drugs to outperform peers and win the rat race towards a raise. One of my peers used to send pull requests at 2 am on a regular basis. All in all a great company but each team has its own little micro-culture that may be toxic and you may be stuck. I joined for the company, left because of a manager.

Pros

Great pay and perks

Cons

Toxic culture in some teams, management mediocre at best
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How much does a Software Engineer make at Meta in the United States?

Average Meta Software Engineer hourly pay in the United States is approximately $52.46, which is 7% above the national average.

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