Average Salary for Tektronix Inc Employees

Operating out of Beaverton, Ore., instruments for measuring and testing of electricity and electrical signals company Tektronix Inc employs talent in positions ranging from Software Engineer to Marketing Communications Manager. Tektronix Inc pays its employees $74K annually on average. Your job title influences pay for Tektronix Inc workers the most, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Metrology Calibration Technician (5)
$31,623 - $60,032  
[-]Metrology Calibration Technician (5)
Salary$29,050 - $55,229  
Total Pay$31,623 - $60,032  
[+]Software Engineer (4)
$53,638 - $109,774  
[+]Software Engineer (4)
Salary$52,599 - $107,718  
Bonus$666 - $7,482  
Total Pay$53,638 - $109,774  
[+]Senior Electrical Engineer (2)
$76,191 - $143,059  
[+]Senior Electrical Engineer (2)
Salary$74,537 - $133,911  
Bonus$929 - $9,495  
Total Pay$76,191 - $143,059  
[+]Buyer (2)
$35,591 - $64,054  
[+]Buyer (2)
Salary$36,481 - $63,513  
Total Pay$35,591 - $64,054  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Beaverton, Oregon 97077


Instruments for Measuring and Testing of Electricity and Electrical Signals


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Software Engineering Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $123K per year — though Senior Electrical Engineers, Marketing Communications Managers, and Software Engineers also do fairly well at around $105K, approximately $75K, and $73K, respectively. Metrology Calibration Technicians are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $40K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Plano, Texas ($125K), Portland, Ore. (approximately $85K), and Cleveland, Ohio (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Santa Clara, Calif. ranks low on the pay scale — at $60K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $127K per year) in Texas.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Tektronix Inc for between five and 10 years earn $77K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Tektronix Inc employees (35 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $61K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Sun Certified Java Programmers earn approximately $74K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in around $120K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $120K annually. Folks here also tend to know C++; on the survey, nearly one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Excel, C#, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 30 percent. A strong majority of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For nearly all employees, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Tektronix Inc


31 %
69 %
$49,046 - $114,000
$41,217 - $113,891
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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