Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $60K. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make about $95K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Samsung employees (29 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn approximately $120K per year.
Median pay is highest in San Jose ($137K annually), followed by Mountain View ($95K), Ridgefield Park (around $95K), and Austin ($82K). At around $70K, San Francisco is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Samsung the most — $100K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn about $115K, closely trailed by Software Engineers (approximately $90K), Marketing Managers ($90K), and Product Marketing Managers ($70K).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $95K for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified ScrumMaster certification garners significant financial rewards of $76K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctorate (PhD), Electrical Engineering (EE); Samsung awards around $144K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be C++; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $115K. One of the more prevalent skills at Samsung is Microsoft Excel, with roughly one in eight considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
One-half of workers have paid vacation, and only about two-fifths of workers can take paid time off for illness. A strong majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Samsung sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the greater part of workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes gym membership, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.