Bringing in the most money are Senior Product Managers — their earnings average approximately $127K per year. Senior Software Engineers are a close second at $121K along with Senior Software Engineers (about $106K) and Information Technology Managers ($96K). With salaries averaging $57K, Account Managers are among the lowest paid at Rackspace, US Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $122K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Austin, Texas (approximately $90K), Ashburn, Va. ($88K), and San Antonio, Texas ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. Elk Grove Village, Ill. is near the bottom for pay at about $58K. Across Rackspace, US Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $116K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $88K annually. Overall, the greater share of Rackspace, US Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $60K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers, who make about $102K annually. Certified ScrumMasters also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $101K per year. Rackspace, US Inc. compensates bachelor's degree in technology-holders the most at $122K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Python among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $98K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Linux; about one in six deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Customer Relationship Management, and System Administration.
At Rackspace, US Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Rackspace, US Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of respondents participate. Almost all survey participants can count on health insurance, and almost all respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Rackspace, US Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, a company cell phone, and life insurance.