Average Salary for F5 Networks, Inc. Employees

F5 Networks, Inc. employees bring home the big bucks — six-figure salaries are common, and average pay approaches $106K per year. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at F5 Networks, Inc. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The highest average salaries go to Senior Engineering Managers, who bring in close to about $183K annually, though Principal Software Engineers are not far behind at $135K along with Senior Software Engineers (approximately $130K) and Software Engineers ($111K). Among the lower-paid positions at F5 Networks, Inc. are Senior Human Resources Generalists — the median salary for this role approaches $93K.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $75K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $94K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of F5 Networks, Inc. employees (38 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $119K per year on average.


Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $143K annually; other top-paying cities include San Jose, Calif. ($143K) and Seattle, Wash. (around $95K). F5 Networks, Inc. workers in Massachusetts earn the most — about $156K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $150K annually) than those without credentials. Certified ITIL Leaders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $87K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing; F5 Networks, Inc. awards around $135K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $143K annually. A garden variety skill at F5 Networks, Inc. is Linux; just under one in five of F5 Networks, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with C++, Project Management, and C.

Benefits and Perks

A third of survey participants receive paid vacation, and only one in four employees get sick leave. The vast majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all respondents, and nearly all survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, free drinks, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for F5 Networks, Inc.


21 %
79 %
$45,302 - $103,528
$62,000 - $137,664
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 16 votes.

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