Senior Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $142K per year; Senior Product Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $122K, while Software Engineers and Product Managers of Software rank near the top as well (around $97K and approximately $96K, respectively). With salaries averaging $72K, Program Managers are among the lowest paid at NetApp.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $108K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $86K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $123K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $113K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Sunnyvale, Calif.; San Jose, Calif. (approximately $104K), Durham, N.C. (around $102K), and Raleigh, N.C. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Boulder, Colo. — at approximately $77K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays NetApp the most — $120K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrators have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $135K per year. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $125K on average. Regarding salaries and education, NetApp pays those with a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE) the most — around $138K.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $129K annually. A common skill in NetApp's work force is C; one in four of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are C++, Linux, and Storage Area Networking.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of NetApp's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Just a fifth of workers receive paid time off. The vast majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Almost all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.