Computer Scientists earn the highest median pay at approximately $139K annually, followed by Research Engineers (around $105K), Test Engineers ($61K), and Administrative Assistants ($56K). Outside Sales Representatives at Sri, International do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($50K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $72K per year. The greater proportion of employees (27 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $79K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($118K per year) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Palo Alto, Calif. ($115K), Menlo Park, Calif. ($86K), and Fremont, Calif. (approximately $82K) are the next top-paying cities. Arlington, Va. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $74K. The highest pay by state can be found in New Jersey, where salaries average out at $118K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $120K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Security Clearance Certification is rewarded with median pay of $50K annually. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD) at Sri, International — these employees make the most at about $142K per year.
When it comes to skills, Software Development seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $139K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Data Analysis; one in seven deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Research Analysis, C++, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 31 percent. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Sri, International provides health insurance to almost all employees, and the vast majority of respondents do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.