During the past days, a new trending hashtag appeared on Twitter, calling to all the devs/designers around the world to mention what do they earn, what did they study, and for how long have they been working in the software/design sector.
You can spot things like this:
Juma Allan@_jumaallanKnowing your value is incredibly important in tech, sharing your salary empowers us all.
🏫: BSc - Not Finished
⏳: 2 years
🌎: Nairobi, Kenya
💸: $78K base, equity over 4 years
#KnowYourWorth twitter.com/askashdavies/s…09:19 AM - 14 Feb 2020ashdavies™ @askashdaviesKnowing your value is incredibly important in tech, sharing your salary empowers us all. 🏫: BSc ⏳: 6.5 years 🌎: Berlin 💸: 80€ base, 5% perf bonus #KnowYourWorth https://t.co/935BxHIvNZ
WellPaidGeek 🔥🤓🔥Knowing your value is incredibly important in tech, sharing your salary empowers us all.
⏳: 15 years
🌎: London, UK
#KnowYourWorth twitter.com/techgeeksng/st…15:34 PM - 14 Feb 2020Tech- geeks @TechgeeksNGDevs Salary #KnowYourWorth @hacksultan @unicodeveloper @tushgeek @wellpaidgeek @developerayo @sarki247 https://t.co/QvoJbpX5BT
But there are also many several case where you see totally the opposite, like:
or, well, myself:
What concerns me the most, it is not the huge difference between salaries per country, as the expenses are different. It is, for example, that, your salary is completely worse than others in the same country. That you have to bear spending 60%-65% of your salary only for the monthly rent...
You can more about my rant here:
Antonio Djigo 🔜 @T3chFest@brownio_Aw man, reading all this #KnowYourWorth tweets makes you think.
Think that in places like the one I live at (Canary Islands, 🇪🇸), average dev salary is 12-16k/Y, which is 1000€-1250€/m, rent costs between 600€ and 800€, and you are expending +60% of your salary on this🤔1/?10:30 AM - 15 Feb 2020
What is your situation?
What do you think?
Do you need help?
Let us know in the comments, or Twitter!
Want to share your state? Here you have a template:
🌎: Country / City
A user I don't know (if you do, please share), created this spreadsheet with many of the salaries posted, in case you are curious.