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Upwork Salaries

How much do people at Upwork get paid? See the latest salaries by department and job title. The average estimated annual salary, including base and bonus, at Upwork is $127,583, or $61 per hour, while the estimated median salary is $132,160, or $63 per hour.

At Upwork, the highest paid job is a Director of Engineering at $272,000 annually and the lowest is an Admin Assistant at $45,414 annually. Average Upwork salaries by department include: Product at $162,223, Operations at $116,913, Customer Support at $74,233, and Legal at $242,494. Half of Upwork salaries are above $132,160.

36 employees at Upwork rank their Compensation in the Bottom 45% of similar sized companies on Comparably (based on 116 ratings) while 35 employees at Upwork rank their Perks And Benefits in the Bottom 35% of similar sized companies on Comparably (based on 38 ratings).

Last updated 23 days ago.

$74k
$103k
$132k
$193k
$244k
$289k
$324k
$127,583*
Average Compensation
$132,160*
Median Compensation

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

Upwork Salary Averages By Department

Upwork Salaries By Department (13)

Product Department
$162,223 Avg. total comp.
Engineering Department
$145,401 Avg. total comp.
Marketing Department
$116,575 Avg. total comp.
Design Department
$93,212 Avg. total comp.
Operations Department
$116,913 Avg. total comp.
Admin Department
$60,080 Avg. total comp.
Business Development Department
$115,206 Avg. total comp.
Finance Department
$96,520 Avg. total comp.
Customer Support Department
$74,233 Avg. total comp.
HR Department
$141,487 Avg. total comp.
IT Department
$110,013 Avg. total comp.
Legal Department
$242,494 Avg. total comp.
Sales Department
$152,606 Avg. total comp.

Product Department (5)

Director of Product
$202,044*
Est. Salary
$95k
$127k
$203k
$265k
$324k
Group Product Manager
$209,750*
Est. Salary
$95k
$127k
$203k
$265k
$324k
Senior Product Manager
$166,258*
Est. Salary
$95k
$127k
$203k
$265k
$324k
Product Manager
$127,182*
Est. Salary
$95k
$127k
$203k
$265k
$324k
Jr Product Manager
$91,527*
Est. Salary
$95k
$127k
$203k
$265k
$324k

Engineering Department (12)

Director of Engineering
$272,000*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Principal Engineer
$182,608*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Lead Engineer
$176,247*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Engineering Manager
$175,000*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Data Scientist
$130,730*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Senior Developer
$154,067*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
DevOps
$143,261*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Developer
$132,160*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Sales Engineer
$138,461*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Senior QA
$133,074*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
QA
$105,841*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k
Jr Developer
$106,835*
Est. Salary
$80k
$110k
$140k
$210k
$295k
$375k

Marketing Department (11)

Director of Marketing
$197,504*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Senior Marketing Manager
$141,178*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Marketing Manager
$98,429*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
SEM Manager
$89,294*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Email Marketer
$72,852*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Content Manager
$94,243*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Community Manager
$84,432*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Data Analyst
$116,625*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Business Analyst
$95,323*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Copywriter
$86,742*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k
Marketing Associate
$66,150*
Est. Salary
$57k
$75k
$93k
$158k
$202k
$270k
$315k

Design Department (6)

Senior Designer
$133,517*
Est. Salary
$39k
$65k
$106k
$143k
$185k
$190k
Senior UI/UX Designer
$140,821*
Est. Salary
$39k
$65k
$106k
$143k
$185k
$190k
UI/UX Designer
$185,000*
Est. Salary
$39k
$65k
$106k
$143k
$185k
$190k
Designer
$131,632*
Est. Salary
$39k
$65k
$106k
$143k
$185k
$190k
Web/Visual Designer
$72,298*
Est. Salary
$39k
$65k
$106k
$143k
$185k
$190k
Graphic Designer
$80,753*
Est. Salary
$39k
$65k
$106k
$143k
$185k
$190k

Operations Department (4)

Director of Operations
$191,118*
Est. Salary
$69k
$70k
$145k
$191k
$215k
$270k
Business Analyst
$95,323*
Est. Salary
$69k
$70k
$145k
$191k
$215k
$270k
Operations Manager
$117,545*
Est. Salary
$69k
$70k
$145k
$191k
$215k
$270k
Office Manager
$100,521*
Est. Salary
$69k
$70k
$145k
$191k
$215k
$270k

Admin Department (2)

Executive Assistant
$70,556*
Est. Salary
$45k
$52k
$69k
$95k
Admin Assistant
$45,414*
Est. Salary
$45k
$52k
$69k
$95k

Business Development Department (3)

Account Executive
$103,037*
Est. Salary
$63k
$88k
$130k
$170k
$190k
Business Development Manager
$126,641*
Est. Salary
$63k
$88k
$130k
$170k
$190k
Account Manager
$108,740*
Est. Salary
$63k
$88k
$130k
$170k
$190k

Finance Department (4)

Accounting Manager
$98,055*
Est. Salary
$38k
$75k
$95k
$104k
$145k
$150k
Accountant
$73,960*
Est. Salary
$38k
$75k
$95k
$104k
$145k
$150k
Business Analyst
$95,323*
Est. Salary
$38k
$75k
$95k
$104k
$145k
$150k
Financial Analyst
$104,863*
Est. Salary
$38k
$75k
$95k
$104k
$145k
$150k

Customer Support Department (3)

Customer Service Manager
$85,729*
Est. Salary
$51k
$63k
$67k
$85k
$125k
Technical Support
$63,558*
Est. Salary
$51k
$63k
$67k
$85k
$125k
CS Rep
$65,436*
Est. Salary
$51k
$63k
$67k
$85k
$125k

HR Department (3)

Director of HR
$196,782*
Est. Salary
$95k
$128k
$136k
$181k
$209k
$215k
HR Manager
$131,236*
Est. Salary
$95k
$128k
$136k
$181k
$209k
$215k
Recruiter
$137,156*
Est. Salary
$95k
$128k
$136k
$181k
$209k
$215k

IT Department (5)

IT Manager
$155,692*
Est. Salary
$64k
$85k
$100k
$145k
$195k
$240k
Project Manager
$114,375*
Est. Salary
$64k
$85k
$100k
$145k
$195k
$240k
SysAdmin
$101,817*
Est. Salary
$64k
$85k
$100k
$145k
$195k
$240k
IT Support Engineer
$79,603*
Est. Salary
$64k
$85k
$100k
$145k
$195k
$240k
Desktop Support
$67,474*
Est. Salary
$64k
$85k
$100k
$145k
$195k
$240k

Legal Department (1)

General Counsel
$242,494*
Est. Salary
$210k
$240k
$280k

Sales Department (5)

Director of Sales
$222,749*
Est. Salary
$60k
$83k
$136k
$158k
$272k
$375k
$380k
Sales Manager
$151,481*
Est. Salary
$60k
$83k
$136k
$158k
$272k
$375k
$380k
Sales Engineer
$138,461*
Est. Salary
$60k
$83k
$136k
$158k
$272k
$375k
$380k
Sales Rep
$136,180*
Est. Salary
$60k
$83k
$136k
$158k
$272k
$375k
$380k
Sales Associate
$86,707*
Est. Salary
$60k
$83k
$136k
$158k
$272k
$375k
$380k

Employer contributed salary* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

Culture Ratings from Upwork Employees

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Upwork's Compensation scores in the Bottom 45%
of similar sized companies on Comparably
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35%
Upwork's Perks And Benefits scores in the Bottom 35%
of similar sized companies on Comparably
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