Nearing the top of the pay scale are Software Engineering Managers, Senior Electrical Engineers, Marketing Communications Managers, and Software Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $123K annually, the other salaries come in at around $105K, $79K, and about $73K, respectively. Buyers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $47K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Plano, Texas ($125K), Portland, Ore. (about $83K), and Cleveland, Ohio ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $60K) is Santa Clara, Calif. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at $127K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $61K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $77K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $82K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Sun Certified Java Programmers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $74K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Tektronix Inc — these employees make the most at approximately $120K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Field-Programmable Gate Array; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $112K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Tektronix Inc is C++; roughly one in four of employees use it for work. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and C#.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 31 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. A strong majority of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Tektronix Inc, the vast majority of employees have health insurance, and almost all respondents have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and life insurance.