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Average Salary for Samsung Employees

Samsung employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $91K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Samsung employees is your experience level, though what you do at the company and geography play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $96K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $71K per year on average.


Earning $115K annually on average, Senior Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by Firmware Engineers ($98K), Marketing Managers (approximately $95K), and Software Engineers (around $90K). Earning only $55K on average, Market Managers make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K per year) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; San Jose, Calif. (about $130K), Ridgefield Park, N.J. (approximately $97K), and Dallas, Texas (around $96K) are the next top-paying cities. San Diego, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $76K. By state, Samsung employees make the most in California, earning $107K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $129K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified ITIL Leader certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $116K annually on average. The best paid folks at Samsung have a Doctorate (PhD), Electrical Engineering (EE), earning $144K per year.


When it comes to skills, Strategy seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $120K annually. A garden variety skill at Samsung is Project Management; roughly one in eight of Samsung's people use it regularly. C, Strategic Marketing, and Engineering Design round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Samsung gives paid vacation to 43 percent and paid sick leave to a third of employees. Most employees participate in a 401(k) program. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Samsung


33 %
67 %
$38,916 - $97,657
$50,726 - $135,192
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
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