Yahoo Career Levels and Salary Compensation Guide 2019

(Last Updated On: June 15, 2019)

Yahoo Company Profile
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc.

It is an Internet portal that incorporates a search engine and a directory of World Wide Web sites organized in a hierarchy of topic categories. As a directory, it provides both new and seasoned Web users the reassurance of a structured view of hundreds of thousands of Web sites and millions of Web pages.

The word “yahoo” is a backronym for “Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle” or “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle“. The term “hierarchical” described how the Yahoo database was arranged in layers of subcategories.


Yahoo career levels
Yahoo career levels

Career Levels and Salary at Yahoo

Engineering Roles: As one of the biggest software companies in the world, Yahoo aims to employ and retain the best in developer talents and provides its employees a strong career path on par with majority of the other companies in the Valley.

Below is a concise table of Yahoo Company Levels with the accompanying Yahoo Job Titles, Yahoo Total Yearly Compensation for Job Levels, Locations, Years of Experience for each Job Levels at Yahoo, Years at Company that may warrant a job level at Yahoo, Base Salary for Job Levels at Yahoo, Stock Grant Value for different Levels at Yahoo, Bonus you could get at different job levels as a Yahoo employee and Other details.

NB: The below contains our crowdsourced intelligence on different job levels at Yahoo. Please note that the raw data is presented as it is and all compensation is in thousands (i.e. 000′).

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Job Levels at Yahoo Inc

A table on the various job levels along with their varying Job titles at Yahoo.

All LevelsTitleTotal Yearly Compensation
IC2Software Engineer135
IC3Software Engineer190
IC4Software Engineer170
IC4Software Engineer255
IC5Software Engineer282
SeniorSoftware Engineer120


Yahoo career levels
Yahoo career levels

Years of Experience needed to work at each Level in Yahoo

The below also contains Years needed to get to each Level at Yahoo and the varying Office locations you will work in different Job Levels at Yahoo:

All LevelsTitleLocationYears of ExperienceYears at Company
IC2Software EngineerSunnyvale20
IC3Software EngineerSunnyvale41
IC4Software EngineerLos Angeles, CA154
IC4Software EngineerSunnyvale55
IC5Software EngineerSan Francisco, CA186
SeniorSoftware EngineerSan Francisco161


Salary, Stock and Bonuses Compensations for each Job Level at Yahoo

Salaries at each level is always a big deal. These crowdsourced data will let you see the Total Yearly compensation/ Take home pay across different Job levels and Titles at Yahoo.

All LevelsTitleBase SalaryStock Grant ValueBonusTotal Yearly Compensation
IC2Software Engineer1150003000010000135
IC3Software Engineer14918.522.5190
IC4Software Engineer1700004500040000255
IC5Software Engineer2100003000042000282
SeniorSoftware Engineer1.201.20
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Products You will Work on at Yahoo:

Yahoo as a large software company offers the following products and services:

  1. BrightRoll (video advertising)
  2. Tumblr
  3. Flurry
  4. Yahoo! Groups
  5. Yahoo! Mail (webmail)
  6. Yahoo! Sports
  7. Yahoo! News

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