Average Salary for Sprint Nextel Corporation Employees

Sprint Nextel Corporation is a telephone communications firm headquartered in Reston, Va. that hires for Retail Store Manager positions, Program Project Manager roles, and more. Compensation for Sprint Nextel Corporation employees is around $58K annually on average. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Sprint Nextel Corporation, but your role at the company and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

Reston, Virginia 20191

Telephone Communications, Except Radiotelephone, Telecommunications

sprint, Sprint Corp, Sprint Nextel, Sprint/Nextel

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $49K per year. Survey participants who have worked at Sprint Nextel Corporation for between five and 10 years earn approximately $54K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Sprint Nextel Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $80K per year.


Earning $85K annually on average, Information Technology Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Radio Frequency Engineers ($76K), Business Analysts (about $75K), and Program Project Managers (approximately $74K). Near the bottom at Sprint Nextel Corporation are Retail Sales Consultants, pulling in an average of just around $26K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $79K per year) can be spotted in Overland Park, Kan.; Kansas City, Mo. ($78K), Atlanta, Ga. ($67K), and Kansas City, Kan. ($59K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is New York, N.Y. at around $42K. Across Sprint Nextel Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $88K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $110K per year. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $108K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General & Strategic Management; Sprint Nextel Corporation awards $162K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $83K per year. A common skill in Sprint Nextel Corporation's work force is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Sales Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Sprint Nextel Corporation provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of workers participate. Most employees report having health insurance, and most survey participants report having dental coverage. Sprint Nextel Corporation folks also make good use of a company cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Sprint Nextel Corporation


37 %
63 %
$39,254 - $80,324
$30,707 - $92,548

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$30,530 - $93,585
$43,909 - $110,625
$60,125 - $95,500
$54,045 - $77,800
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