Staff Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $157K annually; Senior Marketing Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $137K, while Senior Software Engineers and Product Managers of Software rank near the top as well (about $132K and around $115K, respectively). Associate Marketing Managers make an average $70K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $110K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $93K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $131K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Mountain View, Calif.; San Jose, Calif. ($120K), Woodland Hills, Calif. ($106K), and Plano, Texas (approximately $100K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $79K) in Tucson, Ariz., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to $111K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $143K per year for Cisco Certified Network Associates; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified ScrumMasters with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $132K annually. Intuit Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management-holders the most at $178K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Agile; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $118K annually. Java also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are SQL, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Intuit Inc. lets only two in five workers take paid vacation and only 29 percent take sick leave. Nearly all survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. Intuit Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as gym membership, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.