Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $112K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $91K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Broadcom Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $144K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Principal Engineers, Principal Software Engineers, Semiconductor Principal Engineers, and Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $154K annually, the other salaries come in at $145K, $145K, and approximately $144K, respectively. With salaries averaging $108K, Staff Design Engineers are among the lowest paid at Broadcom Corporation.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $145K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Austin, Texas ($140K), Santa Clara, Calif. ($134K), and San Diego, Calif. (around $130K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Sunnyvale, Calif. — at $102K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Broadcom Corporation employee makes approximately $150K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Broadcom Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) — these employees rake in about $140K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Software Architecture; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $164K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Engineering Design; one in seven consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know C, 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
Most respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Broadcom Corporation sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and a large number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are free drinks, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.