Average Salary for Rackspace, US Inc. Employees

Rackspace, US Inc. employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $90K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Rackspace, US Inc. employees is your city, though your role at the company and your experience level play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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9725 Datapoint Drive, Suite 100
San Antonio, Texas 78229


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($138K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Austin, Texas (about $94K), San Antonio, Texas ($78K), and Ashburn, Va. (around $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Elk Grove Village, Ill. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $56K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Rackspace, US Inc. workers in California earn the most — $116K per year on average.


Earning approximately $122K annually on average, Senior Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by Senior Product Managers ($121K), Software Developers (around $98K), and Systems Engineers (about $69K). Earning only $51K on average, Systems Administrators make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $64K per year. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $92K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $109K per year for Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ITIL Leaders with credentials; these people earn around $106K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a bachelor's degree in technology; Rackspace, US Inc. awards about $124K to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Java among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $98K per year. A common skill in Rackspace, US Inc.'s work force is Python; approximately one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Linux, SQL, and Project Management.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of workers, and almost all employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Rackspace, US Inc.


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$36,890 - $80,177
$55,642 - $115,762

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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1-4 years
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