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Average Salary for Rackspace, US Inc. Employees

Rackspace, US Inc. employees typically bring home $76K per year. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Rackspace, US Inc. workers, followed by your experience level and your city. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Rackspace, US Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Rackspace, US Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Linux Systems Administrator (6)
$45,060 - $94,229  
[-]Linux Systems Administrator (6)
Salary$42,758 - $86,298  
Bonus$1,198 - $10,682  
Total Pay$45,060 - $94,229  
[+]Security Administrator, Computer Network (4)
$45,843 - $89,230  
[+]Security Administrator, Computer Network (4)
Salary$43,917 - $84,161  
Profit Disbursement$599 - $11,170  
Total Pay$45,843 - $89,230  
[+]Business Development Consultant (4)
$41,344 - $156,130  
[+]Business Development Consultant (4)
Salary$31,463 - $103,095  
Bonus$3,417 - $52,314  
Total Pay$41,344 - $156,130  
[+]Software Developer (3)
$50,597 - $124,782  
[+]Software Developer (3)
Salary$49,050 - $107,224  
Bonus$1,794 - $21,922  
Total Pay$50,597 - $124,782  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Rackspace, US Inc. Details

9725 Datapoint Drive, Suite 100
San Antonio, Texas 78229


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Typically, Software Development Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at around $130K; Information Technology Managers, Linux Systems Administrators, and Computer Network Security Administrators also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $85K, approximately $64K, and about $59K, respectively. Account Managers are among the lowest paid at $53K.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $56K. For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to around $71K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $100K annually.


Residents of Blacksburg pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $73K per year; other top-paying cities include Austin ($72K) and San Antonio (about $66K). Across Rackspace, US Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $125K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $87K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Cisco Certified Network Professional s with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at approximately $84K per year. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in $106K annually.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Java; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $125K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; around a sixth deem it necessary for work. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Linux, Network Management / Administration, and Cisco Networking.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, nearly all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for the greater part of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a casual working environment, free drinks, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats

21 %
79 %
$50,684 - $76,340
$48,383 - $110,601
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

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