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Average Salary for SAP Employees

With average pay surpassing six figures at SAP ($121K), workers enjoy generous pay. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at SAP, but what you do at the company and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

SAP typically pays:
at market

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Employer: SAP
Average Salary Range by Job
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$0$70K$140K$210K
[-]Software Engineer (7)
$45,058 - $133,767  
   
[-]Software Engineer (7)
Salary$48,524 - $123,895  
   
Bonus$1,281 - $22,656  
Total Pay$45,058 - $133,767  
[+]SAP Consultant (7)
$51,676 - $145,573  
   
[+]SAP Consultant (7)
Salary$56,815 - $118,490  
   
Bonus$2,992 - $35,920  
Total Pay$51,676 - $145,573  
[+]Product Manager, Software (4)
$93,041 - $196,069  
   
[+]Product Manager, Software (4)
Salary$84,641 - $158,885  
   
Bonus$7,325 - $43,593  
Total Pay$93,041 - $196,069  
[+]Marketing Director (3)
$76,622 - $200,974  
   
[+]Marketing Director (3)
Salary$75,627 - $168,194  
   
Bonus$2,436 - $34,206  
Total Pay$76,622 - $200,974  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $65K. Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns approximately $88K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of SAP employees (37 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $121K per year.

Jobs

Senior Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $144K; Marketing Directors are next on the list, bringing in close to $132K, followed by Product Managers of Software earning around $132K and Software Engineers making about $83K. Earning only $70K, Sales Support Specialists make less than most people in the company.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $132K annually) can be spotted in New York; Palo Alto ($127K), San Francisco (around $118K), and Chicago ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Newtown Square; in fact, at approximately $63K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in District of Columbia, where the average salary is $150K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ScrumMaster certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $130K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of around $119K annually. SAP workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Industrial Engineering (IE) are also well compensated, earning $129K on average.

Skills

When it comes to skills, employees who report User Interface Design among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $137K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to a sixth of SAP's people use it regularly. HTML, Java, and SQL round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A strong majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, optional telecommute / work from home, and a casual working environment.

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Typical Benefits
Vacation Weeks
2.9 Weeks
3.1 Weeks
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Gender Breakdown
28%
71%
24%
75%
28%
71%
Years of Experience
 
1-4
5-9
10-19
20+
 
1-4
5-9
10-19
20+
1-4
5-9
10-19
 
Popular Perks
401(k), Cell Phone, Paid Holidays / Vacation
401(k), Paid Holidays / Vacation, Casual Dress/Atmosphere
401(k), Cell Phone, Casual Dress/Atmosphere

Key Stats

Gender

Female

29 %

female alumni

Male

71 %

male alumni
Salary
$48,160 - $126,457
Salary
$62,976 - $140,661

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction


Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

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