n general, EIRs take a nominal salary. They also get a place to take calls and have access to a receptionist.
According to the New York Times, a 6 month EIR gig pays about $90,000. Michael Wolfe, a two-time EIR at Benchmark Capital, gave a higher figure — he wrote on Quora that most get paid between $120,000 to $150,000. We’ve heard the salary can be as high as $300,000.