Netflix salary data shows compensation for marketing, products and finance jobs


  • Netflix says it pays its employees at the top of each worker’s “personal market”, valued by their role and qualifications.
  • With this policy, people with high performers in in-demand fields like machine learning or data science could see their pay rise faster in the streaming company than those in less desirable positions.
  • Business Insider analyzed the U.S. Office of Foreign Labor Certification 2019 Disclosure Data for permanent and temporary foreign workers to shed light on what Netflix paid employees for certain roles, including content, marketing and engineering jobs.
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and other Silicon Valley tech companies are known to pay their workers dearly.

Netflix, in particular, says it pays its employees according to the high end of each worker’s “personal market,” which is based on their role and qualifications for the job.

With this policy, top performers in in-demand fields, such as machine learning or data science, could see their wages increase faster in the future.


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company than those in less desirable positions in the streaming company.

“We avoid the ‘2% increase for enough, 4% increase for good’ model,” Netflix said memo on current culture said. “The market value of some employees will increase rapidly (due to both their performance and a shortage of talent in their fields), while other employees may stagnate from year to year, despite an excellent job. “

The streaming giant even claims that it is “healthy” for employees to interview other companies to test their own market and talk to their managers.

Business Insider analyzed the U.S. Office of Foreign Labor Certification 2019 Disclosure Data for permanent and temporary foreign workers to shed light on what Netflix paid employees for certain roles, including content, marketing and engineering jobs.

Public data includes Netflix salary offers from over 65 foreign workforce certification applications that were submitted and certified in 2019. All jobs were based in California.

According to documentation from the United States Department of Labor, the wages proposed in the disclosure data are the minimum amounts attested by companies in foreign work certification applications to pay specific workers. Salaries are based on the average compensation paid to similar employees in each job, industry and with comparable qualifications, known as the “going salary”.

A spokesperson for the Labor Department could not say at press time whether the salary ranges would include cash bonuses or stock options.

Netflix does not normally offer bonuses to employees. But it does allow employees to choose each year, the amount of compensation they want in cash compared to stock options.

Netflix declined to comment for this story.

Content and Marketing – Annual base salary of $ 150,000 to $ 250,000

Netflix offered permanent and temporary workers (H1-B) content and marketing roles with base salaries of between $ 150,000 and $ 250,000 per year in 2019.

The average annual salary was around $ 184,000, covering roles such as:

  • Senior Executive, International Originals, Children & Family, Latin America – $ 153,858
  • Manager, Marketing Operations – $ 153,858
  • Projection manager, advertising of originals – $ 175,000 (permanent worker)
  • Manager, Global Creative Marketing – $ 175,000 (permanent)
  • Chief Marketing Officer – $ 187,907
  • Manager, series post-production, originals – $ 190,000 (permanent worker)
  • Manager, Marketing, Planning and Analysis – $ 190,944
  • Director, Partner Marketing – $ 190,944
  • Manager, Planning and Analysis of Partnerships, United States and Canada, Latin America – $ 230,006

Product and Engineering – $ 190,757 to $ 500,000

Netflix offered permanent and temporary (H1-B) workers base salaries in product and engineering roles ranging from $ 190,000 to $ 500,000 per year in 2019.

The average annual salary was around $ 333,000, covering roles such as:

  • Senior Producer, Video Game Publishing – $ 190,757
  • Senior Engineer, Partner Engagement – $ 190,757
  • Manager, Engineering – $ 240,843
  • Manager, Data Engineering – $ 240,843
  • Technical Program Manager, Studio Financial Engineering – $ 240,843
  • Director, Engineering – $ 241,696
  • Vice-President, Information Technology – $ 227,817 to $ 329,365
  • Senior Integration Architect, Financial Technology – $ 285,000 (permanent worker)
  • Senior Software Engineer – $ 290,000 to $ 475,000 (permanent worker)
  • Senior IT Audit Manager – $ 320,000 (permanent worker)
  • Director of Engineering, Studio Programming – $ 380,000 (permanent worker)
  • Senior Data Engineer – $ 400,000 (permanent worker)
  • Product Manager, Studio Finance – $ 500,000 (permanent worker)

Business and finance – $ 75,716 to $ 194,189

Netflix offered permanent and temporary workers (H1-B) corporate and finance positions with base salaries ranging from $ 76,000 to $ 194,000 per year in 2019.

The average annual salary was around $ 134,000, covering roles such as:

  • Analyst, Marketing Financing – $ 75,716
  • Manager, International Taxation – $ 102,190
  • Analyst, International Taxation – $ 117,113
  • Senior Accountant – $ 117,113
  • Manager, Studio Security – $ 171,122
  • Specialist, Commercial Operations – $ 180,000 (permanent worker)
  • Manager, Production Finance – $ 194,189

Market research and analysis – $ 87,880 to $ 135,500

Netflix has offered both permanent and temporary (H1-B) workers research and market analysis roles with base salaries ranging from $ 88,000 to $ 135,500 per year in 2019.

The average annual salary was around $ 125,000, covering roles such as:

  • Associate, Content Planning and Analysis – $ 87,880
  • Manager, Product Line – $ 93,322 to $ 112,300
  • Manager, Planning and Content Analysis – $ 163,072
  • Senior Analyst, Marketing Systems – $ 129,917 – $ 135,500
  • Manager, Planning and Content Analysis – $ 250,000

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