The average full-time working American makes $51,350 a year. According to jobs website Glassdoor, interns at Apple, Facebook and Google out-earn the average American. The list of 25 companies who are paying interns more than what the average American is dominated by technology and finance companies.
Facebook interns, the top-earning summer interns in the country, make an average of $8,000 per month. The monthly salary is way ahead of the average $4,300 per month for the average American.
Microsoft interns come in a close second, making an average of $7,100 per month. Apple and Google interns earn $6,400 and $6,000 per month, respectively. In general, people in tech and finance jobs make more than the rest of the country.
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