Qualcomm
4.1 (179)
Industry: Telecommunications - HQ: San Diego, CA
http://www.qualcomm.com

Qualcomm Salaries

3.4 (based on 52 salary ratings)

Qualcomm employees earn $38 per hour on average, or $80,000 annually, which is 35% higher than the national salary average of $56,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Qualcomm is a Senior Director of Marketing at $161,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Qualcomm is a Administrative Clerk at $27,000 annually.

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Qualcomm Employees Average (1,148)
Industry Average (82,364)

Qualcomm Employee Salary Reviews

Anonymous Employee Salaries (28)
$78K
Posted last month in San Diego, CA

"I do feel that I am being underpaid."

$250K
Posted last month in San Diego, CA

"I am being paid for what I bring to the company. I get a lot of stuff done and delivered. The pay does not come easy."

Senior Engineer Salaries (67)
$160K
Posted 5 months ago in Santa Clara, CA

"Underpaid by Silicon Valley standards. Its hard to find system engineers that can manage customer expectations and do hardcore low level development at the same time. Compensation is unfair in the sense that base salary is way less compared to other Bay Area jobs."

$130K
Posted 7 months ago in Santa Clara, NM

"Underpaid given my professional experience. The title of Senior Engineer does not correctly reflect my actual level of work experience."

Engineer Salaries (36)
$50K
Posted 5 months ago in San Diego, CA

"I don't know how was paid as I was serving a consultant role to Qualcomm."

$87K
Posted 9 months ago in San Diego, CA

"As the work will be too heavy to handle multiple customer issues at a time, need to work overtimes and in the weekends. So obviously I feel I am underpaid."

Qualcomm Employees Average Salary Ratings

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3.4
Average Rating
(based on 52 Qualcomm Salary Review Ratings)
Senior Staff Engineer Salaries (18)
$2K
Posted 8 months ago in San Diego, CA

"The pay with stock and bonus is fair and worth the extra overtime."

$2K
Posted 9 months ago in Boulder, CO

"I thought that QC paid very, very well. Can't complain about the money but as I said...I am about being hands-on with development and would be happy making less $$$ as long as I am doing interesting work."

Automation Engineer Salaries (2)
$83K
Posted 7 months ago in San Diego, CA

"Nope. Pay seems to be good."

$83K
Posted 7 months ago in San Diego, CA

"Pays well when compared to other companies."

Average Qualcomm Employee Salaries in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2009 $86000
2010 $90000
2011 $89000
2012 $88000
2013 $84000
Software Engineer Salaries (25)
$93K
Posted 3 months ago in San Diego, CA

"I feel I am underpaid when you take into consideration the amount of time and money I've saved the company (without being asked to do so, rather, having done it on my own time and during slow times.) I feel like hard work isn't rewarded, and going above and beyond doesn't matter and won't be recognized."

$100K
Posted 2 years ago in San Diego, CA
Software Test Engineer Salaries (6)
$75K
Posted 3 months ago in San Diego, CA

"It is good and satisfactory."

$70K
Posted 3 years ago
Senior Support Engineer Salaries (6)
$90K
Posted 7 months ago in San Diego, CA

"It's about right. I've worked in different economic eras and it's not always about the skill. It's about the employers' desperation and patience. That said, I feel my work is very valuable."

$80K
Posted 2 years ago in San Diego, CA
Senior Design Engineer Salaries (4)
$85K
Posted 3 months ago in San Diego, CA

"I happy with what is offered to me... I can negotiate with the salary if the client and working culture is good."

Graphic Designer Salaries (2)
$73K
Posted 7 months ago in San Diego, CA

"I believe I am being paid well."

$70K
Posted 6 years ago
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