Average Salary for Arista Networks Employees

Based in Bangalore, Karnataka,networking equipment player Arista Networks offers many employment opportunities, including Software Engineer and Engineering Program Manager positions. Those interested in boosting their bank account turn to Arista Networks, where salaries climb well into six-figure range and average pay approaches $112K. Arista Networks paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level and geography are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bangalore, Karnataka 

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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.

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$51,395 - $127,743
$79,092 - $146,401

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