No. 1: Netflix was willing to give employees it lured away from other tech companies a median raise of 167%. They were earning $130,814 on average when Netflix sought to hire them, and the company agreed to pay them $329,174.
Obviously, such increases in salary imply big promotions as well as more cash and less stock. Senior software engineers at Netflix average $210,244 in base salary compared to $166,403 at Facebook. But with stock and other benefits, Facebook actually pays slightly more in total compensation.
Meanwhile, Paysa also found that Microsoft was the tech industry's favorite poaching ground, with companies — especially Amazon — hiring its folks away by the hundreds. Microsoft is, in turn, having pretty good luck hiring people away from Amazon, too.
According to businessinsider.com