Average Salary for Viasat, Inc. Employees

The median salary at Viasat, Inc. is $79K annually. Though how long you've been working and your city do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Viasat, Inc. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Test Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $96K per year; Electrical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $85K, while Software Engineers and Mechanical Engineers rank near the top as well ($75K and around $72K, respectively). Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only approximately $43K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $82K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $68K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $118K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $124K per year) can be spotted in Encinitas, Calif.; Gilbert, Ariz. (around $100K), San Diego, Calif. (about $100K), and Denver, Colo. ($95K) are the next top-paying cities. Carlsbad, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $74K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Colorado, where they average to around $95K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Human Resources Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $103K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Cisco Certified Network Professional is rewarded with median pay of approximately $98K annually. At Viasat, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE) receive the highest salaries at $120K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Linux among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $135K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in ten of Viasat, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Key skills also include C++, Java, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 38 percent. Most survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Viasat, Inc. provides health insurance to almost all workers, and nearly all employees do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a stock purchase plan.

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