Average Salary for Sanmina-SCI Corporation Employees

San Jose, Calif.-based Sanmina-SCI Corporation hires for positions ranging from Business Development Manager to Director, Telecommunications in the bare printed circuit board manufacturing. Sanmina-SCI Corporation pays its employees $64K annually on average. Though how long you've been working and geography do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Sanmina-SCI Corporation. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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San Jose, California 95134


Bare Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing


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

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VPs of Engineering earn the highest median pay at approximately $206K per year, followed by Director, Telecommunicationss (about $110K), Quality Managers ($86K), and Business Development Managers ($79K). On the lower end are Manufacturing Production Planners at $51K on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $64K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $77K per year. Overall, the greater share of Sanmina-SCI Corporation folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average approximately $101K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $107K per year) can be spotted in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Huntsville, Ala. ($100K), Dallas, Texas ($98K), and the company's headquarter city of San Jose, Calif. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($65K) in Atlanta, Ga., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Alabama pays Sanmina-SCI Corporation the most — $99K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $114K per year for Certified Professional Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Cisco Certified Network Professional is rewarded with median pay of $108K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Sanmina-SCI Corporation pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) the most — approximately $102K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Engineering Design among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $160K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; just under one in five deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only a third of employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A strong majority of respondents save for retirement through Sanmina-SCI Corporation's 401(k) plan. Most workers receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Sanmina-SCI Corporation


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$39,090 - $98,575
$48,380 - $111,208

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
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