Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $92K annually on average. Average pay is $113K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (42 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $146K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Principal Engineers, who bring in close to approximately $154K per year, though Principal Software Engineers are not far behind at about $146K along with Semiconductor Principal Engineers (around $145K) and Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers (approximately $144K). On the lower end are Integrated Circuit Designers at $100K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($145K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Austin, Texas (around $140K), Santa Clara, Calif. ($135K), and San Diego, Calif. (about $135K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($102K) in Sunnyvale, Calif., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays Broadcom Corporation the most — approximately $150K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) at Broadcom Corporation — these employees make the most at $140K annually.
Employees who count Software Architecture among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $153K per year. Folks here also tend to know C; on the survey, about a sixth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Engineering Design, Engineering Design, Semiconductor, and Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS.
Broadcom Corporation's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for almost all survey participants and dental coverage for most workers. The list of perks also includes free drinks, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, and life insurance.