Some internships offer considerable salaries with the tech sector especially renowned for its high levels of compensation. Adequate pay is essential for interns in Silicon Valley where rents and living costs are soaring. According to new data from CB Insights however, finance will beat tech and offer U.S. interns the very best pay in 2017.
New York based Two Sigma has the best-paid internships in America with an average monthly base salary of $10,517. The highest-paying tech company on the list is mobile application developer Asana. Founded by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz in 2008, it pays its interns an average monthly salary of $9,600. Facebook itself comes further down the pecking order, still paying its interns an impressive $8,279 monthly base salary.