Average Salary for Sanmina-SCI Corporation Employees

San Jose, Calif.-based Sanmina-SCI Corporation hires for positions ranging from Director, Telecommunications to Quality Manager in the bare printed circuit board manufacturing. Sanmina-SCI Corporation employees bring home $55K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Sanmina-SCI Corporation fluctuate depending on where you live; your role at the company and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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 ($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.

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Key Stats for Sanmina-SCI Corporation


28 %
72 %
$42,282 - $101,736
$43,459 - $108,733
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 19 votes.
$52,000 - $122,084
$44,219 - $108,349
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

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