Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Viasat, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $85K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $71K annually.
System Integration Engineers earn the highest median pay at $95K per year, followed by Test Engineers ($82K), Electrical Engineers (around $80K), and Software Engineers ($79K). Procurement Specialists make an average $54K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Phoenix, Ariz. ($84K), Carlsbad, Calif. (around $79K), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $79K) are the next top-paying cities. Bryan, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $53K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Viasat, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Arizona earn the most, taking home $86K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($130K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $114K on average. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) at Viasat, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $135K per year.
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 $110K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Viasat, Inc. workers, with nearly one in ten of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know C++ Programming Language, Linux, and Python.
Benefits and Perks
Two-fifths of respondents have paid vacation, and only about a third of workers can take paid time off for illness. A large number of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Viasat, Inc. sponsors. Almost all survey participants receive health insurance, and nearly all respondents get dental coverage. Viasat, Inc. folks also make good use of a casual working environment, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.