Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $87K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $63K per year. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $119K annually.
Residents of San Jose, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $148K per year; other top-paying cities include Seattle, Wash. ($92K) and Spokane, Wash. (around $71K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays F5 Networks, Inc. the most — about $148K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Engineers, who bring in close to $144K per year, though Principal Software Engineers are not far behind at $135K along with Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Analysts (approximately $121K) and Software Engineers ($89K). Network Support Engineers make an average around $68K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $146K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Information Systems Security Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $145K per year. It pays to have a bachelor's degree in technology at F5 Networks, Inc. — these employees make the most at $147K annually.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $147K per year. Linux is regularly seen around here; one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Python, C++ Programming Language, and Network Support round out the set of key employee skills.
At F5 Networks, Inc., 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 large number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Almost all workers can count on health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. F5 Networks, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, free drinks, a company cell phone, and life insurance.