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Qualcomm Employee Salaries(1,151 salaries)

Qualcomm employees earn $80,000 annually on average, or $38 per hour, 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 an Administrative Clerk at $27,000 annually. Browse Qualcomm Salaries by Job Title →

$80K Qualcomm Average Salary (1,151 salaries)
$63K Industry Average Salary (82,990 salaries)

Average Qualcomm Employee Salary in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2009 $86000
2010 $90000
2011 $89000
2012 $88000
2013 $84000

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1,151 Salaries for Qualcomm Salaries

$88K Senior Engineer Average Salary at Qualcomm (67 salaries)

+$2K (2%) more than national average Senior Engineer salary ($86K)
+$8K (9%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
+$80K (66%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"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."
$90K Senior Engineer in San Diego, CA · 9 months ago
+$10K (11%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"I was paid appropriately and it always met my needs."
+$50K (47%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"Underpaid given my professional experience. The title of Senior Engineer does not correctly reflect my actual level of work experience."
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$61K Engineer Average Salary at Qualcomm (36 salaries)

Equal to national average Engineer salary ($61K)
-$19K (26%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
$88K Engineer in San Diego, CA · 10 months ago
+$8K (9%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"Underpaid. Working for a big firm, have been working a lot of overtime and also weekends, but would be happier if paid for that part."
$88K Engineer in San Diego, CA · 10 months ago
+$8K (9%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"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."
$50K Engineer in San Diego, CA · 6 months ago
-$30K (46%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"I don't know how was paid as I was serving a consultant role to Qualcomm."
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$57K Senior Staff Engineer Average Salary at Qualcomm (18 salaries)

-$44K (55%) less than national average Senior Staff Engineer salary ($101K)
-$23K (33%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
-$78K (190%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"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."
-$78K (190%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"The pay with stock and bonus is fair and worth the extra overtime."
$191K Senior Staff Engineer · This month
+$111K (81%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
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$84K Automation Engineer Average Salary at Qualcomm (2 salaries)

+$13K (16%) more than national average Automation Engineer salary ($71K)
+$4K (4%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
+$4K (4%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"Nope. Pay seems to be good."
+$4K (4%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"Pays well when compared to other companies."

$71K Software Engineer Average Salary at Qualcomm (25 salaries)

Equal to national average Software Engineer salary ($71K)
-$9K (11%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
+$14K (16%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"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."
$61K Software Engineer · 2 years ago
-$19K (26%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
$71K Software Engineer · 2 years ago
-$9K (11%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
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$73K Senior Support Engineer Average Salary at Qualcomm (6 salaries)

-$2K (2%) less than national average Senior Support Engineer salary ($75K)
-$7K (9%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
+$10K (11%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"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."
$70K Senior Support Engineer · 4 years ago
-$10K (13%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
$75K Senior Support Engineer · 4 years ago
-$5K (6%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
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$58K Software Test Engineer Average Salary at Qualcomm (6 salaries)

-$3K (5%) less than national average Software Test Engineer salary ($61K)
-$22K (31%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
-$5K (6%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"It is good and satisfactory."
$101K Software Test Engineer · 3 years ago
+$21K (23%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
$70K Software Test Engineer · 3 years ago
-$10K (13%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
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$112K Senior Design Engineer Average Salary at Qualcomm (4 salaries)

+$31K (32%) more than national average Senior Design Engineer salary ($81K)
+$32K (33%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
+$5K (6%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"I happy with what is offered to me... I can negotiate with the salary if the client and working culture is good."
$101K Senior Design Engineer · 4 years ago
+$21K (23%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
$110K Senior Design Engineer · 6 years ago
+$30K (31%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
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$72K Graphic Designer Average Salary at Qualcomm (2 salaries)

+$31K (54%) more than national average Graphic Designer salary ($41K)
-$8K (10%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
-$7K (9%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"I believe I am being paid well."
$70K Graphic Designer · 6 years ago
-$10K (13%) less than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)

$136K Module Lead Average Salary at Qualcomm (1 salaries)

+$69K (67%) more than national average Module Lead salary ($67K)
+$56K (51%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
$136K Module Lead in Santa Clara, CA · 8 months ago
+$56K (51%) more than average Qualcomm salary ($80K)
"It's nothing to do with the Qualcomm but it's all with the agency that holds my H1."
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