Director, Telecommunicationss earn the highest median pay at $110K annually, followed by Quality Managers (about $86K), Business Development Managers (approximately $79K), and Sales Operations Analysts ($75K). Near the bottom at Sanmina-SCI Corporation are Buyers, pulling in an average of just $43K.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $76K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $52K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make about $98K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $105K annually) can be spotted in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Dallas, Texas (around $98K), Fremont, Calif. ($90K), and the company's headquarter city of San Jose, Calif. ($86K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Fort Mill, S.C. at approximately $61K. Within the firm, employees working in Colorado take home the most — $95K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts receive bigger paychecks ($118K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $97K on average. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) at Sanmina-SCI Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach about $102K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Leadership; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $108K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, just under a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a quarter of employees at Sanmina-SCI Corporation earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a solid majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.