Senior Software Engineers earn the highest median pay at $142K per year, followed by Senior Product Managers ($141K), Product Managers of Software ($107K), and Software Engineers (about $101K). Technical Support Engineers at NetApp do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $72K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $109K annually on average. The largest fraction of NetApp people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $87K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $124K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Raleigh-durham, N.C. ($123K), the company's headquarter city of Sunnyvale, Calif. (approximately $114K), and Boulder, Colo. ($103K) are the next top-paying cities. Wichita, Kan. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $77K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, NetApp employees make the most in California, earning $116K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $148K annually for Certified ScrumMasters, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $135K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS) at NetApp come out on top, and their salaries approach around $188K annually.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $132K per year. C Programming Language is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over one in five of NetApp's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with C++ Programming Language, Linux, and Python.
Benefits and Perks
Just 30 percent receive paid time off. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, NetApp provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of respondents participate. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for most workers, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, gym membership, and optional telecommute / work from home.