When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in Raleigh, N.C.; Colorado Springs, Colo. ($107K), the company's headquarter city of San Jose, Calif. (around $100K), and Huntsville, Ala. (approximately $96K) are the next top-paying cities. Owego, N.Y. ranks low on the pay scale — at $48K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Colorado; salaries there average to about $107K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Director, Telecommunicationss, who bring in close to $110K annually, though Senior Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at around $107K along with Warehouse Managers ($90K) and Field Application Engineers (approximately $88K). With salaries averaging $51K, Manufacturing Production Planners are among the lowest paid at Sanmina-SCI Corporation.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $83K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $49K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Sanmina-SCI Corporation folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average about $103K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $82K annually. Earning a CompTIA Security+ Expert certification garners significant financial rewards of $63K per year on average. At Sanmina-SCI Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) receive the highest salaries at approximately $102K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Strategic Planning among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $120K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the Sanmina-SCI Corporation workforce; approximately one in six of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Leadership are also desirable skills.
Sanmina-SCI Corporation's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in five employees. A fair number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, stock options, and life insurance.