Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $83K. Average pay is typically around $93K for those with five to nine years of experience. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns $114K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Software Engineers, Senior Technical Recruiters, Software Engineers, and Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $130K, the other salaries come in at $95K, $95K, and around $87K, respectively. On the lower end are Software Engineers at $87K.
By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average F5 Networks, Inc. employee makes $132K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Cisco Certified Network Associates earn approximately $86K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. F5 Networks, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) — these employees rake in about $120K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Software Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $135K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Linux; slightly less than a fourth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are C, C++, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and the vast majority of workers use it to save for retirement. At F5 Networks, Inc., almost all workers have health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, stock options, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and free drinks.