We already know Google interns rake it in, but what about their high-pedigreed peers? They're also doing very, very well—how's $7,000 a month sound?

The top prize goes to Palantir interns—probably a pretty technically rigorous gig, albeit one with plenty of perks. Building tools for spies ain't easy, but at $7,012 monthly, it's well-compensated.

Other big, young monthly earners?

VMWare: $6,966

Twitter: $6,791

LinkedIn: $6,230

Facebook: $6,213

Apple: $5,723

Amazon: $5,631

These figures were put together by Glassdoor, which aggregates employer reviews and salary information. Now, back to your job.