Geek Love: Companies That Pay Software Engineers the Most

By Bloomberg Rankings and Marcus Chan - 2013-10-25T21:27:38Z

Photograph by Sara Krulwich/The New York Times via Redux

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3. Yahoo

The Web portal, which has been on an acquisition spree to inject engineering talent, paid an average base salary of $130,312. The Sunnyvale, California-based company's workforce has decreased 17 percent from a year ago, according to the latest data. As part of its turnaround effort, Yahoo has eliminated jobs to reduce expenses.

(Photo: In May, the company leased four floors in the old New York Times building near Times Square.)