About Me

I’m a software engineer at a big company in Silicon Valley. I get paid 140K salary, 55K RSUs (company stock), and a 14K target bonus =~209K total annual compensation. You can find more details in my post about The Numbers.

My blog is mostly a peek into my finances and monthly updates about what’s going on. I track my net worth on Networthshare and used to write entries in the Notes section; I ported those monthly entries here.

Things I have been paid for:

Corn Breeding Research Assistant – My first and most interesting job was to pollinate corn in a research cornfield for minimum wage one summer.

Various student jobs in college : Student Researcher, Grader, TA, Graduate Student Mentor

Various summer jobs: Intern in an energy company, REU summer program, Intern at an internet company

Full time permanent jobs: Software Engineer