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Old 09-03-2014, 03:02 PM
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Uhhh, the internet called. There's a site called glassdoor.com

"Senior software engineer" is the title that most of the grunts have. And these are $200k/year grunt jobs.
My friend is in management. And with a Ph. D in Engineering, an MBA, MSc, and a BSc.

And he doesn't make that much. Not unless you count his bonuses. (which are going to be higher than a non-management employee)
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My friend is in management. And with a Ph. D in Engineering, an MBA, MSc, and a BSc.

And he doesn't make that much. Not unless you count his bonuses. (which are going to be higher than a non-management employee)

So
So you went on glassdoor, right? Go there and then come back before posting.
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I wouldn't be surprised if Netflix valued its software engineers more than their managers.
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This isn't a people skills debate. I'm not talking about high-flying people getting promoted. I'm just talking about your regular EL making 60k a year copying and pasting things into Excel models they can't understand.

THAT's the kind of high pay/low skill I'm talking about.
I think you need to finish the actuarial exams first before making such a determination.

It will give you some perspective into how competent most EL actuaries are.

Just a hint though: they aren't really as brain dead as you make them out to be.
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So you went on glassdoor, right? Go there and then come back before posting.
I think I'll trust a first person report over glassdoor on this occasion.
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I wouldn't be surprised if Netflix valued its software engineers more than their managers.
He is a software engineer.
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My friend is in management. And with a Ph. D in Engineering, an MBA, MSc, and a BSc.

And he doesn't make that much. Not unless you count his bonuses. (which are going to be higher than a non-management employee)
Sounds like your friend might be underpaid. What does it get to including bonuses.
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Being employed in Spain is its own bonus.
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Sounds like your friend might be underpaid. What does it get to including bonuses.
Netflix doesn't pay bonuses

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With title out of the way, that leaves salary and equity. McCord advises, “Spend that equity. You’re hiring risk takers, and that’s often the way to tell if someone is willing to do that.” In the same way, a lack of performance bonuses qualifies who should be there and who shouldn’t. Not only are they difficult to manage in a rapidly changing startup environment — you never know what you’ll be able to budget — it’s never a good idea to shell out early promises.

“I don’t do bonuses because they’re too hard to tag and to be realistic. If you try to do it, there’ll be that one geek on the team who makes a complicated process up to figure out why and how we give bonuses,” says McCord. “But didn’t I say we have a high performance culture? Do we need to incent people to perform? If you’re the kind of person who wouldn’t make a bonus, then we don’t want you. The performance bonus is you’re employed or not.”
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