The highest average salaries go to Software Engineering Managers, who bring in close to $123K per year, though Senior Electrical Engineers are not far behind at $105K along with Marketing Communications Managers ($75K) and Software Engineers (about $73K). Financial compensation for Metrology Calibration Technicians is rather low — on average only around $40K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $130K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Plano, Texas ($125K), Portland, Ore. ($85K), and Cleveland, Ohio (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Santa Clara, Calif.; in fact, at approximately $60K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Tektronix Inc employees make the most in Texas, earning $127K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $77K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Tektronix Inc workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $60K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Sun Certified Java Programmers, who make around $74K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Tektronix Inc — these employees make the most at about $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, about a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, C#, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in three survey participants. A fair number of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. Tektronix Inc folks also make good use of a casual working environment, flexible hours, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.