College students looking for the perfect summer job may consider applying for an internship instead, especially if they have technical experience.
A handful of technology companies are willing to rinse out the big money for those landing internships at their company.
Facebook alone pays its interns an average of $ 8,000 a month – almost twice as much as a typical American worker who takes home about $ 4,400 a month, according to a new report by Glassdoor. If a Facebook intern worked for a full year, he or she would earn a $ 96,000 salary while US workers averaged $ 52,807.
Amazon, Salesforce, Google and Microsoft are not far behind Mark Zuckerberg's social media giant and pay a typical scholarship of more than $ 7,000 each month.
Glass door-reviewed salaries reported by trainees between March 201
"As part of their efforts to recruit speakers, especially in today's tight work economy, these companies offer high salaries to their interns to bring out the best candidates," Glassdoor explained in a press release Wednesday.
It's a " good time "for students to enter the workforce, Glassdoor says. In April, US employers increased by 263,000 jobs – the 119th month's straight profits – and unemployment fell to 3.6 percent, the lowest rate since 1969.
"Almost every state in the country has suffered from a full-time unemployment period. Wages are growing rapidly, especially for people at the bottom. 6-1 / 2 percent for the lowest 10 percent of the wage distribution, says adviser adviser Kevin Hassett during an interview on FOX Business Lou Dobbs tonight last month.
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