Lead Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $148K per year — though Senior Mechanical Engineers, Commodity Specialists, and Mechanical Engineers also do fairly well at around $105K, $101K, and approximately $79K, respectively. Systems Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $70K.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Bose Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $88K annually on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $75K per year. Overall, the greater share of Bose Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $115K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $105K per year) can be spotted in Methuen, Mass.; Framingham, Mass. ($97K), Stow, Mass. (around $93K), and Boston, Mass. ($88K) are the next top-paying cities. Westborough, Mass. is near the bottom for pay at around $80K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Bose Corporation employee makes $93K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $138K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ScrumMasters with credentials; these people earn about $122K annually on average. At Bose Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) receive the highest salaries at approximately $110K.
When it comes to skills, C++ Programming Language seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $117K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill among Bose Corporation workers, with just under one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Project Management, Matlab, and C programming Language round out the set of key employee skills.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Bose Corporation's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Bose Corporation; the company rewards only a third of survey participants with paid vacation time and only one in four survey participants with sick leave. Bose Corporation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.