Field Application Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $132K per year; Product Marketing Managers, Software Engineers, and Software Design Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $114K, $77K, and $77K, respectively. With salaries averaging around $71K, Applications Engineers are among the lowest paid at Tektronix Inc.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Tektronix Inc for between five and 10 years earn about $78K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $73K per year on average.
Residents of Hillsboro, Ore. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $81K annually; other top-paying cities include Portland, Ore. (about $76K) and the company's headquarter city of Beaverton, Ore. ($72K). By state, California offers the highest pay at $132K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Sun Certified Java Programmers receive bigger paychecks ($79K annually) than those without credentials. Tektronix Inc provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) — these employees rake in $100K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Strategic Marketing; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $113K annually. C++ Programming Language is regularly seen around here; roughly one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one-seventh of respondents. A large number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Tektronix Inc provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and nearly all workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, 401(a), life insurance, and gym membership.