Explore H1B Salaries by Wage Levels, View Salary Distribution, Max, Min, Median.

When you are looking to join a company in a specific role, one of the most important things you need to be aware of is how are the salaries at that company for your role, how are they distributed, what is they typical range of salary for a role, etc. All of these insights will give you the leverage to negotiate better and get a better deal.

While, there are many websites such as Glassdoor, Indeed, Levels.fyi, etc. that has community contributed salary data, nothing is taken directly from the company’s official declaration. As part of H1B filing process, companies submit H1B Labor Condition Application(LCA) for their employees with US Department of Labor, where they declare the prevailing wage levels, salary ranges, and salary offered for a role, including job title, etc.

We at H1BGrader have revamped the H1B Salaries section, where we have curated the US Department of Labor’s H1B LCAs Salary data with lot more options for you to explore data. The new features allows you explore H1B Salaries for a company by Wage Levels, Maximum, Median, Minimum salaries and host of other metrics with graphical representation of the distribution of the salaries. This article covers all the details on how to explore salaries and all the new features.

As a background, you can read What is H1B LCA? Steps to File, Prevailing Wage, FAQs.

Note that H1B Salaries in the LCA are typically very close to the base salary offered by employers. This does not include any other compensation like stocks, bonus, etc.

H1B Salaries Distribution at a Company by Wage Levels, Max, Median, Min

As part of our H1B Salaries feature, you can search for salaries by employer name, job title, or city and state. At H1BGrader.com, our primary objective is to let you comprehend the data that is not otherwise easily discoverable and sometimes difficult to understand. This is where, we have launched a new set of features, that will let you explore companies’ salary data in a different level altogether.

When an H1B LCA is filed with the US Dept. of Labor(DOL), the employer has to choose a prevailing wage level and that decides the prevailing wage ranges for a job title. The salary range varies based on the job title and the location.

As part of the new features, when you search for a company’s H1B salary data, for example, Google LLC, you would be able to see the below metrics

  • H1B Salaries Grouped by Wage Level for all the Prevailing Wage Levels
  • H1B Minimum, Median, and Maximum Salaries at the company, including Average, 75th percentile and 90th percentile Salaries.

Below is a screenshot of how the H1B Salaries data looks for Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft H1B Salaries Distribution
Microsoft H1B Salaries Distribution

In addition to the above metrics, you can also view the H1B salaries distribution at the company for the complete set of LCAs. You can view the visual representation of the distribution of the salaries grouped by salary range, highlighting the Median, 75th percentile and 90th percentile.

Below is a screenshot of how the distribution of the overall salaries look like for Meta (Facebook)

Meta (Facebook) H1B Salaries Distribution by Level
Meta (Facebook) H1B Salaries Distribution by Level

H1B Salaries at a Company by Job Title – Max, Min, Average

When you look at a company, it is important for you to understand how much each of the various roles is paid and how many H1B LCAs were submitted by that company for the same role. Our new feature provides an option for you to view the same.

When you are on the company H1B Salaries page, at the end, we have a table that shows the list of roles, how many H1B LCAs were filed, along with the maximum, minimum and average salaries for the role. You can click on the LCAs number to view the actual H1B LCAs and dig further deep to understand more.

Below is the screenshot of the H1B Salaries at Microsoft and the various roles, with the total LCAs filed for the same, and the salaries metrics.

H1B Salaries List by Job Title for Microsoft

H1B Salaries Distribution for a Job Title, by Wage Levels, Max, Median, Min

When you are looking to benchmark your salary for a particular, it would be nice to look at the overall data across all the companies and then understand the distribution of Salaries by various wage levels based on the experience.

Our new features gives exactly the same, where you can search for a job role and it will give you the distribution of the H1B Salaries for that job role across various job levels, including the minimum, maximum, medium and other percentile salaries.

Below is a screenshot of the H1B Salaries Distribution for Software Engineer

Software Engineer H1B Salaries Distribution
Software Engineer H1B Salaries Distribution

Also, you can view the entire distribution of the H1B Salaries across all the H1B LCAs filed with the US Department of Labor and get an idea of the median, mean, highest and other metrics. See the below screenshot on the overall distribution of salaries for Software Engineer.

Software Engineer H1B Salaries Distribution Overall LCAs
Software Engineer H1B Salaries Distribution Overall LCAs

H1B Salaries for a Job Title by Company – Max, Min, Average

When you are looking for salaries related to a job title, what would be useful is to see the list of companies and how many H1B LCAs they filed and metrics such as maximum, minimum and average salaries. With the new features we rolled out, you can exactly to the same for a job title. You can also view the exact LCAs for a company for that job title by clicking on the LCA count.

Below is a screenshot of the H1B Salaries for Software Engineer with a List of Companies and LCAs they filed with Salary metrics.

H1B Salaries List for Software Engineer
H1B Salaries List for Software Engineer

H1B Salaries Distribution in a City, by Wage Levels, Max, Median, Min

Salaries vary by city and state. It is no different for H1B Salaries. If you are looking to understand the H1B Salaries distribution across a City, we have a new feature for you to explore. You have all the options similar to the above Job Title or Company to view the distribution by wage level and also across the entire LCAs submitted in that city.

Below is a screenshot of the H1B Salaries Distribution for San Francisco, CA across all the LCAs.

H1B Salaries Distribution for San Francisco CA

H1B Salaries Distribution for San Francisco CA

H1B Salaries in a City by Job Title – Max, Min, Average

When you are looking for a role in a city, you want to understand how various roles are paid in that city. Our new feature exactly provides the same, where you can view the list of Job titles in that city and the Salary metrics. You can further drill down by clicking on the LCA count to view the actual LCAs.

Below is a screenshot of how the H1B Salaries look in San Francisco, CA for various roles.

H1B Salaries list in San Francisco for various Job Titles
H1B Salaries list in San Francisco for various Job Titles

Also, we have also built prevailing wage data explorer tools to browse historical data along with search by SOC code, and county. You can use the below links for the same.

What do you think of the new features ? Please share your feedback in the comments section below.

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