Average Salary for McAfee, Inc. Employees

McAfee, Inc. offers hefty wages with the average worker making $97K per year. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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McAfee, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Sales Engineer
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Information Security Analyst
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
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About This Company

Santa Clara, California 95054


Computer software, Computer, Computer security



Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $60K annually. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $86K per year. The largest slice of the McAfee, Inc. workforce (42 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $108K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Santa Clara, Calif.; Dallas, Texas ($90K), Plano, Texas (around $75K), and Idaho Falls, Idaho ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at $115K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Information Systems Security Professionals, who make about $95K per year. Microsoft Certified Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $88K annually. The best paid folks at McAfee, Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning $97K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Product Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $239K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at McAfee, Inc. is Security Testing and Auditing, with one-eighth considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Technical Sales, Marketing Communications, and IT Security & Infrastructure as well.


At McAfee, Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all survey participants also include dental insurance. Other privileges include a casual working environment, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for McAfee, Inc.


11 %
89 %
Data Not Available
$56,391 - $123,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$56,382 - $142,431
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