Average Salary for Arista Networks Employees

Arista Networks is a networking equipment firm headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka that hires for Software Engineer positions, Engineering Program Manager roles, and more. Those searching for a six-figure salary consider Arista Networks, where hearty paychecks average $117K. Arista Networks paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your role at the company and geography are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Arista Networks Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer
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Network Engineer
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Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)
2 profiles

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Program Manager, Engineering
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
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About This Company

Bangalore, Karnataka 

Networking Equipment

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $111K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $97K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $138K annually.


Engineering Program Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $134K per year — though Software Engineers, Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers, and Network Engineers also do fairly well at $125K, $114K, and around $113K, respectively. Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only $52K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($145K annually) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. (about $143K), San Jose, Calif. ($103K), and Santa Clara, Calif. (approximately $102K) are the next top-paying cities. Nashua, N.H. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $100K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to $119K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts, who make around $127K annually. On average, salaries rise to about $125K per year for accredited Cisco Certified Network Professionals. At Arista Networks, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest salaries at approximately $125K.


In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $138K annually. Python also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with C++ Programming Language, Linux, and C programming Language.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Arista Networks sponsors. Most workers report having health insurance, and a majority of employees report having dental coverage. Arista Networks folks also make good use of a casual working environment, stock options, a stock purchase plan, free drinks, gym membership, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Arista Networks


38 %
63 %
$65,000 - $120,000
$67,500 - $150,541

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$85,149 - $127,171
$88,000 - $153,994

Popular Locations for Arista Networks

  1. Santa Clara, California
  2. San Jose, California
  3. Nashua, New Hampshire
  4. San Francisco, California
  5. Mountain View, California

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