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Hi everyone, I got approved for an L4 position at Google in the Bay Area and wanted to know how much compensation I should be expecting. My decision came back really fast and the recruiter told me it was because interview and referral feedback was very positive. Currently an SDE2 at Amazon (promoted in April) in NJ with just over 2 YOE. My current base is ~150k and TC is ~180k. I read that the median TC for an L4 in CA is ~250k. Should I be expecting more because of my positive feedback? Thanks!

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Everyone gets positive feedback, otherwise they wouldn’t be getting an offer.
Are you sure you got L4? They often don’t say the level.
Double check levels.fyi if you haven’t already.
~250 TC is probably on par, maybe a little high for low experience and new to Google. Make sure you ask for sign on bonus if they don’t offer it. Expect to be on the lower end of the bands so they can give you raises annually to get you to that average.

Good luck and keep me posted, I’m always curious what they are offering these days!

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