Average Salary for Nuance Communications, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Seattle, Wash., software development company Nuance Communications, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Medical Transcriptionist to Senior Software Engineer. The median income for Nuance Communications, Inc. employees is $81K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Nuance Communications, Inc. fluctuate depending on your role at the company; your experience level and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More
Nuance Communications, Inc. Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$88,334
$76K$135K

$25,000
$12K$41K

$125,000
$104K$152K

United States (change)

$62,177
$40K$97K

$111,768
$85K$146K

$72,227
$53K$96K

$127,911
$104K$154K

  Precise  
  Estimated  
See all degrees for Nuance Communications, Inc. »
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 170
  • View Table

Find out more about pay at Nuance Communications, Inc.

About This Company

Seattle, Washington 

Software Development

7,000

Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications, Inc. pays its employees an average of $87,148 a year. Salaries at Nuance Communications, Inc. range from an average of $43,672 to $143,273 a year. Nuance Communications, Inc. employees with the job title Data Science Manager make the most with an average annual salary of $184,938, while employees with the title Medical Transcriptionist make the least with an average annual salary of $25,000.

Jobs

Principal Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $118K annually; IT Senior Project Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $115K, while Senior Software Engineers and Software Engineers rank near the top as well (around $88K and $85K, respectively). Earning only $25K on average, Medical Transcriptionists make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $83K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $66K annually. Overall, the greater share of Nuance Communications, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $105K per year.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($106K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y. (about $103K), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($100K), and Burlington, Mass. ($90K) are the next top-paying cities. At $52K, Atlanta, Ga. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, California offers the highest pay at about $100K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ScrumMasters earn around $138K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $105K per year. The best paid folks at Nuance Communications, Inc. have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning approximately $176K annually.

Skills

When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $116K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, nearly one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Java, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of employees and dental coverage for a solid majority of survey participants. Other privileges include a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, free drinks, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Nuance Communications, Inc. Job Listings

Key Stats for Nuance Communications, Inc.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Salary
$24,903 - $100,724
Salary
$47,399 - $125,412

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%
$55,037 - $115,887
$42,253 - $110,011
$90,250 - $140,000
$77,500 - $172,361

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.

newsletter icon

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.