Average Salary for Sanmina-SCI Corporation Employees

San Jose, Calif.-based Sanmina-SCI Corporation hires for positions ranging from Sales Operations Analyst to Network Engineer in the bare printed circuit board manufacturing sector. A salary of $65K per year is the going rate at Sanmina-SCI Corporation. At Sanmina-SCI Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Sanmina-SCI Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Sanmina-SCI Corporation
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.
[-]Receptionist (2)
$17,141 - $34,063  
[-]Receptionist (2)
Total Pay$17,141 - $34,063  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
$44,694 - $85,034  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
Salary$47,149 - $79,644  
Total Pay$44,694 - $85,034  
[+]Sales Operations Analyst (2)
$52,687 - $91,697  
[+]Sales Operations Analyst (2)
Salary$52,743 - $89,441  
Total Pay$52,687 - $91,697  
[+]Project Manager, Data Warehouse (2)
$37,070 - $113,768  
[+]Project Manager, Data Warehouse (2)
Salary$52,611 - $113,056  
Bonus$410.58 - $12,067  
Total Pay$37,070 - $113,768  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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About This Company

San Jose, California 95134


Bare Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing


Sanmina Corp, Sanmina-SCI, Sanmina-Sci, Inc.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $90K annually) can be spotted in Owego; Manchester ($80K), the company's headquarter city of San Jose ($80K), and Fremont (about $76K) are the next top-paying cities. Colorado Springs is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $51K. By state, California offers the highest pay at approximately $82K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Project Manager, Data Warehouses, who bring in close to $78K, though Sales Operations Analysts are not far behind at $70K along with Component Engineers (about $67K) and Network Engineers (around $63K). Among the lower-paid positions at Sanmina-SCI Corporation are Quality Assurance Engineers — typical salaries for this role approach $44K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Sanmina-SCI Corporation for between five and ten years earn approximately $66K on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $55K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sanmina-SCI Corporation employees (34 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $73K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Oracle Certified Professional DBAs earn approximately $78K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $66K per year. Sanmina-SCI Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) — these employees rake in $110K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Negotiation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $94K. A common skill in Sanmina-SCI Corporation's work force is Project Management; slightly less than one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Manufacturing Process Engineering as well.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 28 percent. Nearly all workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of workers and dental coverage for a strong majority of workers. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Sanmina-SCI Corporation


30 %
70 %
$43,730 - $85,027
$44,544 - $102,613
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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