Computer Scientists earn the highest median pay at about $139K per year, followed by Research Engineers ($105K), Test Engineers (around $61K), and Administrative Assistants ($56K). Outside Sales Representatives are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $50K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $73K annually on average. The largest slice of the Sri, International workforce (28 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $79K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($118K annually) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Palo Alto, Calif. ($115K), Menlo Park, Calif. (about $93K), and Fremont, Calif. (around $82K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $74K) in Arlington, Va., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Sri, International's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Jersey earn the most, taking home $118K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $120K annually. On average, salaries rise to $50K per year for accredited Security Clearance Certifications. Sri, International workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $142K on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Software Development; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $139K annually. Data Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-seventh of Sri, International's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Research Analysis, C++, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 30 percent. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Sri, International provides health insurance to almost all respondents, and the vast majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Sri, International also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.