Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $90K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at Broadcom Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $109K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Broadcom Corporation employees (36 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $138K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Principal Engineers, Semiconductor Principal Engineers, Senior ASIC Design Engineers, and Principal Software Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $155K per year, the other salaries come in at $148K, $139K, and about $134K, respectively. On the lower end are Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers at approximately $105K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $139K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. ($130K), Sunnyvale, Calif. ($122K), and San Diego, Calif. ($110K) are the next top-paying cities. Fort Collins, Colo. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $95K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Minnesota pays Broadcom Corporation the most — approximately $145K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $134K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE); Broadcom Corporation awards $141K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be verilog; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $138K per year. A garden variety skill at Broadcom Corporation is C programming Language; about a fifth of Broadcom Corporation's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Engineering Design, C++ Programming Language, and Verilog Vhdl.
At Broadcom Corporation, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A third of employees have paid vacation, and only about 22 percent can take paid time off for illness. The vast majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Broadcom Corporation provides health insurance to almost all survey participants, and a large number of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, stock options, and free drinks.