The highest average salaries go to Information Technology Directors, who bring in close to about $177K per year, though Senior Software Engineers are not far behind at $119K along with User Experience Designers ($88K) and Software Engineers (around $88K). Financial compensation for Senior Technical Support Engineers is rather low — on average only $71K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $71K annually. Survey participants who have worked at SAP for between five and 10 years earn $71K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $108K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($103K per year) can be spotted in Palo Alto, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (around $98K), San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $93K), and Dublin, Calif. ($90K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Chicago, Ill.; in fact, at $53K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is approximately $108K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Cisco Certified Network Professionals earn around $177K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Master of Computer Science (MCS) make the most here, hauling in $140K annually.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of employees save for retirement through SAP's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for a large number of workers. Some other advantages of working at SAP are a company cell phone, a casual working environment, free drinks, flexible hours, and a stock purchase plan.