Earning $119K per year on average, Senior Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by User Experience Designers (about $88K), Senior Technical Support Engineers ($85K), and Senior Technical Consultants (approximately $80K). Among the lower-paid positions at SAP are SAP Consultants — the median salary for this role approaches $60K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $110K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Palo Alto, Calif. ($101K), San Jose, Calif. (around $100K), and New York, N.Y. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is near the bottom for pay at about $53K. SAP workers in California earn the most — $106K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $70K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at SAP for between five and 10 years earn $74K per year on average. The largest slice of the SAP workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $108K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $113K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Human Resources Professionals with credentials; these people earn $52K annually on average. The best paid folks at SAP have a Master of Computer Science (MCS), earning about $132K per year.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, SAP provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a strong majority of respondents participate. Most respondents report having health insurance, and a strong majority of employees report having dental coverage. SAP employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, free drinks, optional telecommute / work from home, and life insurance.