Senior Product Managers earn the highest median pay at $142K per year, followed by Principal Software Engineers ($140K), Senior Software Engineers (approximately $107K), and Marketing Program Managers (about $90K). Earning only $49K on average, Marketing Specialists make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $110K annually) can be spotted in Reston, Va.; San Jose, Calif. ($100K), the company's headquarter city of Santa Clara, Calif. ($91K), and Portland, Ore. (approximately $90K) are the next top-paying cities. Dallas, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at around $50K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of District of Columbia; salaries there average to $109K per year.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at McAfee, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn about $90K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $74K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $99K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $118K per year. On average, salaries rise to about $102K annually for accredited Certified Information Systems Security Professionals. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in $105K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Microsoft SQL Server; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $120K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Java; around one in ten consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know IT Security & Infrastructure, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel as well.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. McAfee, Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all respondents, and nearly all survey participants do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, gym membership, life insurance, and free drinks.