Senior Computer Scientists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $190K per year — though Computer Scientists, Research Engineers, and Test Engineers also do fairly well at $139K, approximately $105K, and about $61K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Sri, International are Outside Sales Representatives — the median salary for this role approaches $50K.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $79K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $72K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sri, International employees (26 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $91K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($118K per year) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Menlo Park, Calif. ($115K), Palo Alto, Calif. (approximately $115K), and Fremont, Calif. ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. At $69K, San Francisco, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in New Jersey, where salaries average out at about $118K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $120K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $50K annually for accredited Security Clearance Certifications. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctorate (PhD); Sri, International awards $143K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Matlab seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $140K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Sri, International is Data Analysis; roughly one in six of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Research Analysis, C++, and Software Development as well.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 29 percent. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of respondents, and the vast majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.