Earning approximately $132K per year on average, Field Application Engineers receive the most money, followed by Product Marketing Managers ($105K), Marketing Communications Managers (about $80K), and Software Design Engineers ($78K). Earning only around $71K on average, Applications Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $77K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $72K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $86K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K per year) can be spotted in Hillsboro, Ore.; Portland, Ore. ($79K), Solon, Ohio ($77K), and the company's headquarter city of Beaverton, Ore. (about $70K) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $132K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $79K per year. On average, salaries rise to $78K annually for accredited Sun Certified Java Programmers. Tektronix Inc compensates Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE)-holders the most at approximately $100K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Sales Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $113K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Tektronix Inc is Project Management; a little less than a fifth of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are C++ Programming Language, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Only a fifth of survey participants enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. A strong majority of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and almost all workers report having dental coverage. Tektronix Inc folks also make good use of a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and 401(a).