Earning about $126K per year on average, Product Line Managers receive the most money, followed by Senior Software Engineers ($118K), Software Engineers ($110K), and Radio Frequency Engineers ($93K). With salaries averaging around $82K, Telecommunications Engineers are among the lowest paid at Alcatel - Lucent.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $133K annually) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; Calabasas, Calif. ($129K), Chicago, Ill. (around $110K), and New Providence, N.J. (about $100K) are the next top-paying cities. Plano, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $91K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Colorado, where the average salary is approximately $144K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $78K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $94K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Alcatel - Lucent employees (41 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $112K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $192K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ScrumMasters with credentials; these people earn $120K annually on average. At Alcatel - Lucent, employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest salaries at approximately $190K.
Employees who count C++ Programming Language among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $128K per year. UNIX is a popular skill in the Alcatel - Lucent workforce; approximately one in seven of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Java, Project Management, and C programming Language.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Alcatel - Lucent can sometimes lack paid time off; 23 percent get paid vacation days, and one in six respondents receive paid sick leave. To plan for old age, a large number of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all survey participants can count on health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.