Average Salary for F5 Networks, Inc. Employees

F5 Networks, Inc. hands out hefty paychecks which often rise above six figures — average yearly compensation amounts to $100K. At F5 Networks, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and your job title each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Computer software, Technology

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $63K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at F5 Networks, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $87K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of F5 Networks, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $119K per year.


Residents of San Jose, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $148K annually; other top-paying cities include Seattle, Wash. ($92K) and Spokane, Wash. (around $71K). By state, F5 Networks, Inc. pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $148K per year.


Earning around $144K annually on average, Senior Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by Principal Software Engineers ($135K), Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Analysts (about $121K), and Software Engineers ($89K). Among the lower-paid positions at F5 Networks, Inc. are Network Support Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $68K.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $146K per year. On average, salaries rise to $145K annually for accredited Certified Information Systems Security Professionals. The highest-paying degree here is a bachelor's degree in technology; F5 Networks, Inc. awards approximately $147K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $147K per year. Linux is regularly seen around here; approximately one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Python, C++ Programming Language, and Network Support.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all respondents and dental coverage for almost all employees. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, free drinks, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for F5 Networks, Inc.


19 %
81 %
$67,628 - $104,762
$52,654 - $135,187

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
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20 years or more
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