Average Salary for Viasat, Inc. Employees

Viasat, Inc. pays its employees $78K per year on average. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Viasat, Inc. workers, followed by your experience level and geography. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Viasat, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer
21 profiles

Procurement Specialist
10 profiles

Electrical Engineer
8 profiles

United States (change)

Test Engineer
6 profiles

Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer
6 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
5 profiles

Global Sourcing Manager
5 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 03 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 200
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Security Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $112K annually on average; System Integration Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $84K, followed by Electrical Engineers earning $80K and Software Engineers making $79K. Among the lower-paid positions at Viasat, Inc. are Procurement Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches around $54K.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $84K per year. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $70K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K per year) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; San Diego, Calif. (approximately $85K), Atlanta, Ga. (around $80K), and Carlsbad, Calif. (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. At $53K, Bryan, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Viasat, Inc. pays its Arizona employees the most; the pay rate there is $87K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $130K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Certified ITIL Leader can certainly pay off here; those folks make $108K on average. It pays to have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Viasat, Inc. — these employees make the most at $120K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $109K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Viasat, Inc. is Project Management; nearly one in eight of employees use it for work. Other skills in demand are C++ Programming Language, Microsoft Excel, and Linux.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Viasat, Inc. has room for improvement — only 31 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of respondents use it to save for retirement. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and almost all respondents report having dental coverage. Viasat, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Viasat, Inc.


33 %
67 %
$48,856 - $84,085
$58,685 - $104,324

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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