2024 Founder Salary Report

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Founder Salary Report 2022

How much should you be paying yourself?
Pilot’s annual Founder Salary Report provides a sense of what other founders in similar positions are doing and what trends they are facing. We hope this report proves helpful as you determine what’s right for you and your company.
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2022 Founder Salary Report

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What's inside

Ranges, averages, and distributions for 500+ founder salaries

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Salary analysis by company size, funding level, and geography

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Deep-dive breakouts for regions, including the SF Bay Area, New York, and Remote

Founders often start with a low salary
of founders pay themselves less than $100K annually
Geography plays a major role in a startup's overall finances and salaries.
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LA Area
Texas Area
NYC Area
Boston Area
SF Bay Area

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