12/13/2012 04:07 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Facebook Interns Make $25,000 More Than The Average American: Report (VIDEO)

Do Facebook interns make more money than you?

According to a new report, interns at the social media behemoth earn $25,000 more than the average American.

Citing salary information collected by, Business Insider reports that Facebook pays interns about $5,602 per month.

"That ends up being a base salary of about $67,000 per year. According to the Social Security Administration, that's a good $25,000 more than the average US citizen makes, which is $42,976," the website writes.

In an earlier report about Facebook intern salaries, ABC News, quoting Facebook representative Slater Tow, notes that other than "paying interns an attractive monthly salary, the company also provides them with all the same benefits as normal employees -- iPhone, laptop, gym access, three meals a day, all the amenities made available at Facebook offices."

The social media giant is not the only tech company known for treating its interns lavishly.

According to an earlier Forbes report covering the "Best Internships of 2012," Google -- with its opportunities for gaining "learning experience," as well as the benefits and "great pay" the company offers -- ranks as the No. 1 workplace for interns. As Glassdoor data shows, the average monthly base pay for software engineer interns at Google is more than $6,000.

Microsoft was ranked the second best place to get an internship, with interns making upwards of $5,000.

(Facebook did not make this particular top 10 list. However, according to a new study by Glassdoor, Facebook is the No. 1 company to work for in the world.)

"Facebook and other tech companies pay their interns well because they want first dibs on young talent," Business Insider writes. "It's not easy to find engineers or designers right now, and all of the big tech companies poach from each other. Some dangle salaries in front of current students and encourage them to drop out."

For more Facebook salaries information, peruse this Glassdoor chart: