Security Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $116K per year on average; Information Security Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $101K, followed by Software Engineers earning around $77K and Electrical Engineers making $77K. With salaries averaging $49K, Procurement Specialists are among the lowest paid at Viasat, Inc.
Years of Experience
Average pay is about $77K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Viasat, Inc. workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $70K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Carlsbad, Calif. (approximately $78K), Phoenix, Ariz. (about $75K), and Denver, Colo. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Bryan, Texas at around $53K. Across Viasat, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Arizona earn the most, taking home $81K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $115K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional is rewarded with median pay of $114K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Viasat, Inc. pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — around $120K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $80K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is C++ Programming Language; approximately one-eighth deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Python, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
38 percent receive paid vacation, and only 28 percent get sick leave. A large number of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. The vast majority of respondents receive health insurance, and the vast majority of employees get dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.