Average Salary for Samsung Employees

Samsung employees take home generous earnings of approximately $94K annually on average. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Samsung. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Average pay is $97K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $80K annually on average.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Engineers, who bring in close to approximately $115K per year, though Firmware Engineers are not far behind at around $98K along with Marketing Managers ($95K) and Software Engineers (about $90K). Near the bottom at Samsung are Market Managers, pulling in an average of just $55K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $132K annually) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; San Jose, Calif. ($130K), Dallas, Texas (approximately $103K), and Richardson, Texas (around $97K) are the next top-paying cities. San Diego, Calif. ranks low on the pay scale — at $76K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — about $112K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn around $129K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Doctorate (PhD), Electrical Engineering (EE) make the most here, hauling in $144K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Strategic Planning; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $128K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; roughly one in seven deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, C, and Marketing Management.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Samsung can sometimes lack paid time off; 43 percent get paid vacation days, and a third of workers receive paid sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of survey participants use it to save for retirement. The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include life insurance, a company cell phone, gym membership, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Samsung


32 %
68 %
$38,916 - $97,657
$50,367 - $146,525
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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