Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $61K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $76K per year. The largest fraction of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) people (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $93K annually on average.
Senior Systems Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $98K per year on average; Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $77K, followed by Network Engineers earning $75K and Systems Administrators making around $74K. Financial compensation for Mechanical Engineers is rather low — on average only $68K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $94K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Mclean, Va. ($91K), Arlington, Va. (about $88K), and San Diego, Calif. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Charleston, S.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at $75K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of District of Columbia, where they average to approximately $92K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $126K annually) than those without credentials. Earning a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $108K per year on average. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance — these employees rake in around $121K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $98K per year. A garden variety skill at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is Microsoft Office; nearly one in eight of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Java.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) provides health insurance to most survey participants, and a fair number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.