There Is Now A Big Time Talent Agency Representing ‘Rock Star’ Programmers In The Tech Industry
“In their minds, you’re not just paying them to do their job,” a tech executive told the New Yorker. “You’re paying them for the opportunity cost of not becoming Mark Zuckerberg.”
The programmers pay a 15% agency fee, and 10x negotiates their deals.
10x programmer salaries depend on the developer, but can reach hundreds of dollars an hour, and the agency currently has almost eighty clients. Most are based in North America, however a few work in Israel, one works in India and one works from a beach in Thailand