Nearing the top of the pay scale are Principal Software Engineers, Senior Product Managers, Sales Engineers, and Senior Software Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $140K, the other salaries come in at $140K, about $115K, and $107K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at McAfee, Inc. are Financial Analysts — typical salaries for this role approach $60K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $110K annually) can be spotted in Reston; the company's headquarter city of Santa Clara (about $103K), San Jose (approximately $100K), and Beaverton ($95K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $59K) is Dallas. McAfee, Inc. workers in Virginia earn the most — around $110K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $79K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $102K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $110K for Certified Information Systems Security Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Certified ScrumMaster certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $106K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) make the most here, hauling in about $140K annually.
Employees who count C# among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $107K. Project Management is a popular skill in the McAfee, Inc. workforce; about one in ten of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. A typical employee's toolkit also contains IT Security & Infrastructure, C++, and Java.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at McAfee, Inc. are a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, and life insurance.