When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($150K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. (about $120K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $93K), and New York, N.Y. ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Austin, Texas; in fact, at approximately $56K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, BMC Software, Inc. pays its Florida employees the most; the pay rate there is $134K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Engineers, who bring in close to about $135K per year, though Information Technology Managers are not far behind at around $118K along with Senior Business Systems Analysts ($111K) and Senior Contracts Managers (approximately $110K). Technical Writers at BMC Software, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($55K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $59K annually. Average pay is $86K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of BMC Software, Inc. people (46 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $115K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pragmatic Marketing Certifieds have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $125K per year. Earning a Certified ITIL Leader certification garners significant financial rewards of around $120K annually on average. BMC Software, Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management-holders the most at $148K per year.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in five survey participants. A large number of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A large number of survey participants report having health insurance, and a strong majority of employees report having dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.