These Interns Make More Money Than You

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You went to college, hustled, bustled, and finally made a career for yourself. Well you should have stayed in college because there are interns pulling some serious cash now.

Glassdoor came up with a list of the 25 highest paying companies for interns – yeah the ones still in college – and topping the list? Government software giant Palantir. Their interns have an average monthly base pay of, brace yourself, $7,012. That’s about $85,000 a year. Angry eh?

Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn interns don’t make much less!

Here’s the Top 25 in order of Average Monthly Base Pay…

#1 – Palantir – $7,012
#2 – VMWare – $6,966
#3 – Twitter – $6,791
#4 – LinkedIn – $6,230
#5 – Facebook – $6,213
#6 – Microsoft – $6,138
#7 – eBay – $6,126
#8 – ExxonMobil – $5,972
#9 – Google – $5,969
#10 – Apple – $5,723
#11 – Amazon – $5,631
#12 – NVidia – $5,446
#13 – Chevron – $5,424
#14 – Adobe – $5,409
#15 – ConocoPhillips – $5,357
#16 – SalesForce – $5,158
#17 – BlackRock – $5,049
$18 – Yahoo! – $5,039
#19 – CapitalOne – $4,850
#20 – Qualcomm – $4,823
#21 – NetApp – $4,691
#22 – AutoDesk – $4,684
#23 – Intel – $4,648
#24 – Juniper Networks – $4,648
#25 – Schlumberger – $4,634

If you have read this entire list, and you’re like us, you’re probably going to enroll back in school right now.

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