When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($142K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. ($117K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($106K), and San Jose, Calif. (about $102K) are the next top-paying cities. Eugene, Ore. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $54K. By state, Symantec Corporation employees make the most in California, earning around $115K annually on average.
Earning approximately $129K per year on average, Principal Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by Quality Assurance Engineers ($115K), Senior Software Engineers (around $106K), and Software Quality Assurance Engineers ($96K). Technical Support Engineers at Symantec Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($51K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $98K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $78K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $118K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ITIL Leaders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $130K per year. Becoming a Certified ScrumMaster can certainly pay off here; those folks make $128K on average. The best paid folks at Symantec Corporation have a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering (CE), earning $116K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Software Development among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $138K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Symantec Corporation is Java, with nearly one in eight considering it a key competency. C++, Project Management, and SQL were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all workers report contributing to a 401(k). For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, and life insurance.