Solutions Architects are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $114K annually on average; Senior Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $98K, followed by Senior Technical Writers earning $87K and Software Consultants making $70K. Financial compensation for Software Engineers is rather low — on average only approximately $66K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $115K per year) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; St. Louis, Mo. ($93K), Ann Arbor, Mich. ($87K), and Dearborn, Mich. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Milford, Ohio at around $67K. Siemens Plm Software workers in Texas earn the most — approximately $108K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $84K per year. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $67K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Siemens Plm Software compensates Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME)-holders the most at $84K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Adobe Acrobat; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $87K annually. C++ is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in four of Siemens Plm Software's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Java, HTML, and IT Consulting.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for the vast majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Siemens Plm Software also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.