When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($118K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Framingham, Mass. ($91K), Stow, Mass. (approximately $88K), and Westborough, Mass. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Massachusetts, where salaries average out at around $91K per year.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $61K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $93K per year. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $100K annually.
Embedded Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $98K per year; Digital Signal Processing Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $98K, while Senior Mechanical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers rank near the top as well (approximately $94K and $84K, respectively). Bose Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Data Analysts (around $67K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ScrumMasters, who make about $122K annually. On average, salaries rise to $116K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at Bose Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $123K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be C++; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $108K per year. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; around a seventh of Bose Corporation's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are C, Matlab, and Microsoft Excel.
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
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Bose Corporation gives paid vacation days to 36 percent and sick leave to 19 percent. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Bose Corporation provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and most respondents do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.