Average Salary for Rackspace, US Inc. Employees

Rackspace, US Inc. workers are not strangers to large paychecks, where average earnings swell to $93K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Rackspace, US Inc. fluctuate depending on geography; what you do at the company and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Rackspace, US Inc. Median Salary by Job


Software Developer
9 profiles

Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
5 profiles

Senior Product Manager
4 profiles

United States (change)

Senior Software Engineer
3 profiles

Linux System Administrator
3 profiles

Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)
3 profiles

Data Center Technician
3 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
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About This Company

9725 Datapoint Drive, Suite 100
San Antonio, Texas 78229


Rackspace, Rackspace Hosting, Inc.

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $155K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Austin, Texas (around $96K), San Antonio, Texas (approximately $86K), and Elk Grove Village, Ill. ($56K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $120K annually) in California.


Senior Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $122K per year on average; Senior Product Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $121K, followed by Senior Software Engineers earning about $105K and Software Developers making $97K. Earning only $56K on average, Data Center Technicians make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $62K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $95K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $109K annually for Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $105K on average. Employees who have a bachelor's degree in technology make the most here, hauling in $124K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report C++ Programming Language among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $125K annually. Python also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Linux, Project Management, and SQL.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Rackspace, US Inc., almost all workers have health insurance, and almost all respondents have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, free drinks, a company cell phone, gym membership, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Rackspace, US Inc.


19 %
81 %
$36,890 - $96,404
$56,290 - $116,797

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Rackspace, US Inc.

  1. San Antonio, Texas
  2. Austin, Texas
  3. San Francisco, California
  4. Elk Grove Village, Illinois

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