When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($155K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; San Jose, Calif. (around $146K), Lowell, Mass. (approximately $138K), and Seattle, Wash. ($97K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($73K) in Spokane, Wash., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to about $146K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Principal Software Engineers, who earn an average approximately $145K per year, closely trailed by IT Senior Program Managers ($140K), Senior Software Engineers ($133K), and Test Engineers (about $100K). F5 Networks, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Buyers ($68K on average).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $72K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $89K per year. Overall, the greater share of F5 Networks, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $122K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $145K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $135K annually. F5 Networks, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management are also well compensated, earning about $148K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $150K per year. A relatively widespread skill at F5 Networks, Inc. is Linux; around a seventh of employees use it for work. Key skills also include C++ Programming Language, C Programming Language, and Python.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees save for retirement through F5 Networks, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and nearly all survey participants report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, free drinks, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.