Average Salary for Samsung Employees

Compensation for Samsung employees is around $81K per year on average. Though what you do at the company and your experience level do impact pay, where you live is the primary influence on employee salary at Samsung. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($240K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. (approximately $133K), San Jose, Calif. ($123K), and Dallas, Texas ($96K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $42K, San Diego, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Samsung employee makes about $177K per year.


Senior Counsels earn the highest median pay at $234K annually, followed by Senior Software Engineers ($140K), Business Development Managers (about $135K), and Senior Product Managers ($130K). Near the bottom at Samsung are Software Developers, pulling in an average of just approximately $73K.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $112K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $58K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make $246K per year. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $148K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); Samsung awards approximately $150K to these degree-holders.


In this position, it pays to have Contract Negotiation in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $230K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Samsung is Microsoft Excel, with roughly an eighth considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Strategic Planning.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Samsung can sometimes lack paid time off; 37 percent get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Samsung provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a fair number of employees participate. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and a fair number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Samsung


31 %
69 %
$30,639 - $98,332
$47,333 - $145,970
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 18 votes.
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