Facebook's shares at that point are trading around $35 -- the high point of its proposed IPO price range -- that stock bonanza would be worth around $9.7 billion. Facebook's earliest employees will get the biggest equity payoff. A typical package for a software engineer joining the company in late 2009 included around 10,000 RSUs, according to a discussion thread on Silicon Valley chatter nexus Quora.

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