Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $86K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $69K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Viasat, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $120K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $124K per year) can be spotted in Encinitas, Calif.; San Diego, Calif. ($121K), Gilbert, Ariz. (approximately $100K), and Denver, Colo. ($95K) are the next top-paying cities. Carlsbad, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $73K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Colorado, where they average to around $96K annually.
Earning $98K per year on average, Facilities Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Test Engineers ($96K), Electrical Engineers (approximately $85K), and Software Engineers ($82K). Near the bottom at Viasat, Inc. are Field Application Engineers, pulling in an average of just $71K.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $168K annually. Earning a Cisco Certified Network Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of about $98K per year on average. Viasat, Inc. compensates law degree-holders the most at $168K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Regulatory Compliance; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $150K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the Viasat, Inc. workforce; roughly one in eight of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include C++, Java, and Program Management.
Viasat, Inc.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only two in five employees. A large number of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For nearly all employees, benefits include health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.