The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn an average $140K annually, closely trailed by Senior Product Managers (approximately $132K), Member of Technical Staff, Applied Researchers (about $128K), and Product Managers of Software (around $107K). Financial compensation for Technical Support Engineers is rather low — on average only $69K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $107K per year. The largest slice of the NetApp workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $90K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K per year) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; San Jose, Calif. ($111K), the company's headquarter city of Sunnyvale, Calif. ($111K), and Boulder, Colo. (about $105K) are the next top-paying cities. Wichita, Kan. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $79K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. NetApp workers in Oregon earn the most — about $141K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $140K per year. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $138K annually. It pays to have a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) at NetApp — these employees make the most at $146K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $138K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is C programming Language; just under one in four deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are C++ Programming Language, Linux, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, NetApp gives paid vacation to 37 percent and paid sick leave to 29 percent. A 401(k) program is available, and the vast majority of employees use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all respondents and dental coverage for a large number of survey participants. NetApp also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, gym membership, and life insurance.