Years of Experience
Average pay is around $90K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Secureworks workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $61K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Data Analysts, who bring in close to approximately $91K per year, though Software Engineers are not far behind at $83K along with Technical Account Managers ($77K) and Network Security Analysts ($64K). Among the lower-paid positions at Secureworks are Systems Administrators — the median salary for this role approaches around $60K.
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. ($85K) and the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga. ($72K). By state, Secureworks pays its Washington employees the most; the pay rate there is about $115K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals earn approximately $96K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Certified ITIL Leader can certainly pay off here; those folks make $83K on average. Secureworks compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $90K per year.
Employees who count Security Intrusion Detection among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $97K annually. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; just under one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Customer Relationship Management, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Secureworks provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a strong majority of survey participants participate. Benefits include paid time off, but Secureworks hands out more vacation days than sick days; the larger part of survey participants report receiving the former, but only 43 percent report receiving the latter. At Secureworks, the vast majority of employees have health insurance, and almost all respondents have dental coverage. Secureworks employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.