Average Salary for F5 Networks, Inc. Employees

Workers at F5 Networks, Inc. bring home significant six-figure salaries — on average, employees make $101K. Where you live plays the largest role in compensation at F5 Networks, Inc., but how long you've been working and what you do at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($170K annually) can be spotted in Lowell, Mass.; San Jose, Calif. (approximately $150K), Seattle, Wash. (around $93K), and Spokane, Wash. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $150K per year.

Years of Experience

Average pay is about $85K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $63K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of F5 Networks, Inc. employees (36 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $120K annually on average.


Senior Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $144K per year on average; Principal Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $135K, followed by IT Senior Program Managers earning about $134K and Senior Human Resources Generalists making around $93K. With salaries averaging $68K, Network Support Engineers are among the lowest paid at F5 Networks, Inc.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $146K annually for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional is rewarded with median pay of approximately $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.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $147K per year. Linux is regularly seen around here; close to one-seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know C++ Programming Language, Data Analysis, and Network Support as well.


F5 Networks, Inc.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all survey participants and dental coverage for almost all respondents. F5 Networks, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, free drinks, a company cell phone, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for F5 Networks, Inc.


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80 %
$45,302 - $103,528
$52,933 - $136,791
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
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