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Average Salary for Samsung Employees

Employees at Samsung make $82K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Samsung employees is your experience level, though your city and what you do at the company play a role as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Samsung
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.
[-]Marketing Manager (3)
$55,829 - $143,131  
[-]Marketing Manager (3)
Salary$54,206 - $126,872  
Bonus$2,056 - $23,166  
Total Pay$55,829 - $143,131  
[+]Software Engineer (3)
$48,369 - $117,359  
[+]Software Engineer (3)
Salary$50,449 - $109,582  
Bonus$892 - $10,215  
Total Pay$48,369 - $117,359  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (2)
$85,213 - $164,661  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (2)
Salary$79,180 - $138,575  
Bonus$2,700 - $29,344  
Total Pay$85,213 - $164,661  
[+]Engineering Technician (2)
$38,970 - $78,169  
[+]Engineering Technician (2)
Bonus$734 - $9,721  
Total Pay$38,970 - $78,169  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Years of Experience

For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the about $95K mark. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $60K. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Samsung people (29 percent) have been in their field for 10-19 years and earn $120K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $137K per year) can be spotted in San Jose; Mountain View ($95K), Ridgefield Park (around $95K), and Austin ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $70K) is San Francisco. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Samsung the most — approximately $100K annually on average.


Senior Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $115K; Software Engineers come in second with typical earnings amounting to about $90K, while Marketing Managers and Product Marketing Managers rank near the top as well ($90K and about $70K, respectively).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $95K for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Salaries typically rise to $76K per year for accredited Certified ScrumMasters. Samsung workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD), Electrical Engineering (EE) are also well compensated, earning $144K on average.


Skill-wise, employees who report C++ as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $115K on average. A common skill in Samsung's work force is Microsoft Excel; approximately one in eight of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Half of workers receive paid vacation, and only two in five workers get sick leave. A solid majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Samsung sponsors. At Samsung, the greater part of workers have health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

28 %
72 %
$38,382 - $93,350
$51,437 - $136,868
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 12 votes.

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