Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $111K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $97K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $138K annually.
Engineering Program Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $134K per year — though Software Engineers, Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers, and Network Engineers also do fairly well at $125K, $114K, and around $113K, respectively. Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only $52K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($145K annually) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. (about $143K), San Jose, Calif. ($103K), and Santa Clara, Calif. (approximately $102K) are the next top-paying cities. Nashua, N.H. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $100K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to $119K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts, who make around $127K annually. On average, salaries rise to about $125K per year for accredited Cisco Certified Network Professionals. At Arista Networks, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest salaries at approximately $125K.
In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $138K annually. Python also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with C++ Programming Language, Linux, and C programming Language.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Arista Networks sponsors. Most workers report having health insurance, and a majority of employees report having dental coverage. Arista Networks folks also make good use of a casual working environment, stock options, a stock purchase plan, free drinks, gym membership, and flexible hours.