Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $91K annually. Survey participants who have worked at Broadcom Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $113K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $141K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Principal Engineers, Semiconductor Principal Engineers, Principal Software Engineers, and Senior Software Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $155K per year, the other salaries come in at $149K, approximately $142K, and about $128K, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $98K, Integrated Circuit Designers are among the lowest paid at Broadcom Corporation.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($140K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. ($136K), San Diego, Calif. (around $131K), and the company's headquarter city of Irvine, Calif. ($119K) are the next top-paying cities. Fort Collins, Colo. is near the bottom for pay at $95K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Broadcom Corporation the most — around $137K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $165K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. It pays to have a Master of Computer Science (MCS), Computer Science (CS) at Broadcom Corporation — these employees make the most at about $172K per year.
When it comes to skills, Software Architecture seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $147K annually. A garden variety skill at Broadcom Corporation is C Programming Language; approximately one in six of Broadcom Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Engineering Design, Engineering Design, Semiconductor, and Verilog Vhdl.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (one in four survey participants) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. The vast majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of survey participants. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, free drinks, and life insurance.