Field Application Engineers earn the highest median pay at about $132K annually, followed by Product Marketing Managers (around $105K), Marketing Communications Managers ($80K), and Software Design Engineers (approximately $78K). Earning only $71K on average, Applications Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $71K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $75K annually. The largest fraction of Tektronix Inc people (42 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $96K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K annually) can be spotted in Plano, Texas; Hillsboro, Ore. ($81K), Portland, Ore. ($80K), and Cleveland, Ohio (about $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Beaverton, Ore. — at $71K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Tektronix Inc the most — $125K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Professional Engineers, who make approximately $79K annually. On average, salaries rise to $75K per year for accredited Sun Certified Java Programmers. Tektronix Inc provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in around $114K annually.
When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $115K per year. C++ Programming Language is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in four of Tektronix Inc's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only a quarter of survey participants report compensation for sick days and vacation time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Tektronix Inc provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a strong majority of employees participate. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all employees also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.