Average Salary for Arista Networks Employees

Operating out of Bangalore, Karnataka, networking equipment company Arista Networks employs talent in positions ranging from Software Engineer to Financial Analyst. With a reputation for handing out six-figure salaries (median pay is $120K), Arista Networks is a strong magnet for those looking to increase their earning potential. Though how long you've been working and your city do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Arista Networks. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bangalore, Karnataka 

Networking Equipment

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Earning around $134K annually on average, Engineering Program Managers receive the most money, followed by Software Engineers (about $121K), Senior Software Engineers ($119K), and Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers ($114K). Arista Networks hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Analysts ($52K on average).

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $97K per year. The largest fraction of Arista Networks people (31 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $117K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($143K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. (about $131K), San Jose, Calif. ($109K), and Nashua, N.H. (approximately $102K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $100K, Santa Clara, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, California offers the highest pay at $117K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $95K per year for Cisco Certified Network Associates; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Cisco Certified Network Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of around $87K annually on average. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Arista Networks come out on top, and their salaries approach about $125K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Kernel Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $143K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Arista Networks is Python; just over two-fifths of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know C++ Programming Language, Linux, and C programming Language.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of workers report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of survey participants receive health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage. Arista Networks employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, stock options, and free drinks.

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$51,395 - $127,743
$96,095 - $147,279

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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