Bringing in the most money are Engineering Program Managers — their earnings average $134K per year. Senior Software Engineers are a close second at about $119K along with Software Engineers (around $115K) and Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers ($114K). Among the lower-paid positions at Arista Networks are Financial Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches $52K.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $115K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $97K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($143K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. (approximately $131K), San Jose, Calif. (around $103K), and Nashua, N.H. ($100K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Santa Clara, Calif.; in fact, at $99K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to about $109K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Cisco Certified Network Associates have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $95K annually. Cisco Certified Network Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $87K per year. Arista Networks workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning $125K on average.
Employees who count TCP/IP among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $142K annually. A garden variety skill at Arista Networks is Python; around half of Arista Networks' people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with C++ Programming Language, C programming Language, and Linux.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, gym membership, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and free drinks.