Average Salary for Arista Networks Employees

Headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, Arista Networks offers a range of employment opportunities in the networking equipment, from Software Engineer to Financial Analyst. Those interested in boosting their bank account turn to Arista Networks, where salaries climb well into six-figure range and average pay approaches $120K. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Arista Networks. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bangalore, Karnataka 

Networking Equipment

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Engineering Program Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $134K per year — though Software Engineers, Senior Software Engineers, and Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers also do fairly well at $121K, $119K, and $114K, respectively. On the lower end are Financial Analysts at about $52K on average.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $97K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $117K per year on average.


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. (about $109K), and Nashua, N.H. (around $102K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Santa Clara, Calif. at $100K. By state, Arista Networks pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $117K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $95K annually for Cisco Certified Network Associates, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Cisco Certified Network Professionals with credentials; these people earn approximately $87K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); Arista Networks awards $125K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Kernel Development; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $143K annually. Python also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; more than two-fifths of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are C++ Programming Language, Linux, and C programming Language.

Benefits and Perks

Arista Networks sponsors a 401(k) program, and a strong majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of workers, and a strong majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, gym membership, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and free drinks.

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