Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $95K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $105K per year on average.
Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $168K annually) in Texas.
Network Architects are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $125K per year; Data Engineers, Software Engineers, and Program Project Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $120K, around $120K, and $115K, respectively. Marketing Project Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $88K.
Certifications and Degrees
Cisco Certified Network Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $145K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional is rewarded with median pay of $125K per year. The best paid folks at Airbnb have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning approximately $150K annually.
Benefits and Perks
36 percent have paid vacation, and only about 28 percent can take paid time off for illness. The larger part of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For almost all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Perks also include a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and pets/dog at work.