The 13 highest-paying internships in tech

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Internships are incredibly valuable for gaining real-world experience before entering the workforce. But they can also be a lucrative source of income, especially in the technology industry.

Glassdoor recently published its latest ranking of the 25 highest-paying internships, and nearly half of the companies that made the list are tech firms. The company says 44% of those included were tech companies, followed by firms in the finance and consulting fields. Facebook topped the list with a median monthly salary of $8,000.

For its ranking, Glassdoor compiled salary review data from posts submitted by interns on its website between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019. All of the salaries below represent the median monthly rate based on Glassdoor’s findings.

See below for the tech firms that pay interns the most.


13. Dell

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The longtime computer maker pays interns a median monthly rate of $4,333.


12. Cisco Systems

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The tech giant pays interns a median monthly rate of $4,667.


11. Tesla

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Interns make a monthly salary of $4,667 at the electric car company.


10. SAP

Enterprise software provider SAP pays its interns $4,833 per month.


9. Intel

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You can make $5,000 a month interning for this well-established chipmaker.


8. Viasat

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The median monthly rate for interning at this internet service provider is $5,333.


7. Apple

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The Cupertino, California-based iPhone maker pays its interns a median monthly salary of $6,667.


6. Uber

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The ride hailing juggernaut pays interns $7,167 per month.


5. Microsoft

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You can make $7,250 interning for the Redmond, Washington-based computing giant.


4. Google

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The massive search company pays interns a median monthly rate of $7,500.


3. Salesforce

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Salesforce

The enterprise cloud giant pays interns $7,667 per month.


2. Amazon

Interns can make $7,725 working at the one of the world’s largest online retailers.


1. Facebook

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Those interning at the social network can make $8,000 per month.