Average Salary for Sprint Nextel Corporation Employees

Operating out of Reston, Va., telephone communications company Sprint Nextel Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Program Project Manager. The median income for Sprint Nextel Corporation employees is $59K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Sprint Nextel Corporation employees is your job title, though geography and how long you've been working play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Sprint Nextel Corporation Median Salary by Job


Retail Store Manager
22 profiles

Program Project Manager
9 profiles

Account Executive
7 profiles

United States (change)

Application Developer
6 profiles

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
5 profiles

Financial Analysis Manager
5 profiles

Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer
5 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 302
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About This Company

Reston, Virginia 20191

Telephone Communications, Except Radiotelephone, Telecommunications

sprint, Sprint Corp, Sprint Nextel, Sprint/Nextel

Source: Freebase


The highest average salaries go to Solutions Architects, who bring in close to $95K per year, though Information Technology Project Managers are not far behind at $85K along with Radio Frequency Engineers (about $74K) and Program Project Managers ($71K). Near the bottom at Sprint Nextel Corporation are Retail Sales Consultants, pulling in an average of just approximately $27K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $107K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Reston, Va.; Overland Park, Kan. ($80K), Kansas City, Kan. ($76K), and Kansas City, Mo. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in New York, N.Y.; in fact, at approximately $41K it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Virginia, where salaries average out at around $98K per year.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $53K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $50K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (39 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $82K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ITIL Leaders receive bigger paychecks (about $146K per year) than those without credentials. Licensed Lawyers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $110K annually. The best paid folks at Sprint Nextel Corporation have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting & Finance, earning $135K per year.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $85K annually. A common skill in Sprint Nextel Corporation's work force is Customer Service; nearly one-eighth of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a strong majority of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Sprint Nextel Corporation provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Sprint Nextel Corporation


35 %
65 %
$40,679 - $84,110
$30,945 - $94,698

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$38,783 - $97,209
$43,074 - $111,777
$54,710 - $87,592
$54,045 - $77,800

Popular Locations for Sprint Nextel Corporation

  1. Overland Park, Kansas
  2. Kansas City, Missouri
  3. Atlanta, Georgia
  4. Kansas City, Kansas
  5. Houston, Texas
  6. Reston, Virginia
  7. New York, New York

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