Here's what a mid-level salary looks like at Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, and other tech companies

A middle-of-the-pack employee at Facebook makes more than 8 times as much as Amazon‘s median employee.

for the first time this year.

In the tech world, where many CEOs take tiny salaries and receive most of their compensation through stock, the actual ratio isn’t very revealing. For example, Alphabet CEO Larry Page only made a salary of $1 in 2017. But, he also owns 42.5 percent of Alphabet’s Class B stock and is worth nearly $50 billion. So the ratio of his salary to his employees’ salary is meaningless.

It’s much more interesting to look at the differences in salaries across the tech sector: