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.See all Qualcomm salaries »
"I do feel that I am being underpaid."
"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."
"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."
"Underpaid given my professional experience. The title of Senior Engineer does not correctly reflect my actual level of work experience."
"I don't know how was paid as I was serving a consultant role to Qualcomm."
"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."
"The pay with stock and bonus is fair and worth the extra overtime."
"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."
"Nope. Pay seems to be good."
"Pays well when compared to other companies."
"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."
"It is good and satisfactory."
"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."
"I happy with what is offered to me... I can negotiate with the salary if the client and working culture is good."
"I believe I am being paid well."