Senior Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $116K per year — though Commodity Specialists, Embedded Software Engineers, and Digital Signal Processing Engineers also do fairly well at $100K, about $98K, and approximately $97K, respectively. With salaries averaging around $67K, Data Analysts are among the lowest paid at Bose Corporation.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $89K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $72K per year. The largest fraction of Bose Corporation people (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $103K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K per year) can be spotted in Framingham, Mass.; Westborough, Mass. (about $93K), Boston, Mass. (around $90K), and Stow, Mass. ($89K) are the next top-paying cities. Bose Corporation workers in Massachusetts earn the most — $93K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $122K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt is rewarded with median pay of $100K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Bose Corporation pays those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) the most — $124K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $115K per year. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-seventh of Bose Corporation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know C, Project Management, and Matlab.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Bose Corporation gives paid vacation to 35 percent and paid sick leave to a quarter of workers. Bose Corporation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most workers can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.