When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $135K annually) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; New York, N.Y. (around $80K), El Segundo, Calif. (approximately $80K), and Los Angeles, Calif. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Visalia, Calif. ranks low on the pay scale — at $35K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $200K per year) in Pennsylvania.
Principal Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $118K annually — though Software Engineers, Staff Engineers, and Satellite Antenna Installers also do fairly well at $74K, approximately $63K, and $51K, respectively. Near the bottom at DIRECTV, LLC. are Operations Managers, pulling in an average of just about $42K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $58K per year. The largest slice of the DIRECTV, LLC. workforce (38 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $63K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters earn $108K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Business Certificate Holder can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $46K on average. The best paid folks at DIRECTV, LLC. have a Master of Science (MS), earning $118K annually.
Employees who count Business Analysis among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $95K per year. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a fifth of DIRECTV, LLC.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
DIRECTV, LLC. helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A strong majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of respondents also include dental insurance. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, free cable/satellite tv, and tuition reimbursement.