Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $82K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $63K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Data Analysts, who bring in close to about $91K per year, though Software Engineers are not far behind at $83K along with Technical Account Managers ($77K) and Network Security Analysts ($64K).
Residents of Austin, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $91K annually; other top-paying cities include Providence, R.I. (approximately $85K) and the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga. ($68K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to about $91K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ITIL Leader certainly has its perks — salaries approach $93K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Information Systems Security Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $82K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Secureworks come out on top, and their salaries approach $90K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $87K per year. A common skill in Secureworks' work force is IT Security & Infrastructure; nearly one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Cisco Networking.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of employees report receiving paid vacation days, but only one-half of survey participants are paid for sick leave. A majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Secureworks are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.