Bringing in the most money are Lead Software Engineers — their earnings average $148K annually. Validation Engineers are a close second at about $105K along with Senior Mechanical Engineers (around $105K) and Senior Electrical Engineers ($90K). Financial compensation for Electrical Engineers is rather low — on average only approximately $77K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $77K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $89K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Bose Corporation employees (26 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn approximately $102K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($105K annually) can be spotted in Methuen, Mass.; Framingham, Mass. ($97K), Stow, Mass. ($94K), and Westborough, Mass. (around $91K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($81K) in Chicago, Ill., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Bose Corporation employees make the most in Massachusetts, earning approximately $94K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($138K annually) than those without credentials. Earning a Certified ScrumMaster certification garners significant financial rewards of $122K per year on average. Bose Corporation compensates Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)-holders the most at about $110K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be C++ Programming Language; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $117K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Engineering Design; just under one in five deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Project Management, Matlab, and C programming Language.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Bose Corporation; the company rewards only one in three respondents with paid vacation time and only one in four respondents with sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of employees report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.