Solutions Architects represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $119K — though Senior Technical Writers, Software Consultants, and Software Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $87K, about $81K, and $67K, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in Detroit; Ann Arbor (around $87K), St. Louis ($83K), and Dearborn ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Portsmouth is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $58K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to around $123K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $83K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $65K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Siemens Plm Software workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) are also well compensated, earning $93K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be IT Consulting; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $92K. One of the more prevalent skills at Siemens Plm Software is Java, with one in four considering it a key competency. A typical employee's toolkit also contains C++, HTML, and C.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Siemens Plm Software provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all workers participate. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.