Years of Experience
Average pay is about $113K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $92K annually. The largest fraction of Broadcom Corporation people (42 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $146K per year on average.
Senior Principal Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $154K annually; Principal Software Engineers, Semiconductor Principal Engineers, and Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $146K, around $145K, and $144K, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $100K, Integrated Circuit Designers are among the lowest paid at Broadcom Corporation.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($145K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Austin, Texas (around $140K), Santa Clara, Calif. (about $135K), and San Diego, Calif. ($135K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Sunnyvale, Calif. at about $102K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Broadcom Corporation employee makes $150K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Broadcom Corporation workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) are also well compensated, earning around $140K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Software Architecture in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $153K per year. C is a popular skill in the Broadcom Corporation workforce; nearly one in six of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Engineering Design, Engineering Design, Semiconductor, and Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Broadcom Corporation's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. Broadcom Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as free drinks, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.