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Cisco Systems employees earn $94,000 annually on average, or $45 per hour, which is 36% higher than the national salary average of $65,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Cisco Systems is a Senior Director at $220,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Cisco Systems is a Customer Service Representative at $28,000 annually.

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$71K Software Engineer Average Salary at Cisco Systems (383 salaries)

Equal to national average Software Engineer salary ($71K)
-$23K (27%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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+$65K (51%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Considering that I'm graduating with a Masters and moved from another State for this job, competitors provide significantly higher compensation. Such as Salesforce, Google/FB provides easily 30-50% more."
-$4K (4%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"it was decent for me at first, but I wanted to advance in my career and jump in my salary. But the big jump was not available at that time so I looked for other opportunities to advance financially and academically."
+$31K (28%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"I have a fair salary as compared to the competitors. I have friends working in several companies and Cisco competes quite significantly with their salaries."
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$91K Senior Software Engineer Average Salary at Cisco Systems (183 salaries)

Equal to national average Senior Software Engineer salary ($91K)
-$3K (3%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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+$56K (45%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"The salary was according to Industry standards. For a Senior Software Engineer, salary ranges from $110,000 to $150,000."
-$14K (16%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Of course salary is important criteria but more important is working in good projects which in turn improves our expertise and technical skills."
+$16K (15%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"My current salary was enhanced by stock options in the past."
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$68K Business Analyst Average Salary at Cisco Systems (65 salaries)

-$2K (2%) less than national average Business Analyst salary ($70K)
-$26K (32%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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"I was generally satisfied with the rate, since I was returning to work after spending several years pursuing my degrees. Future assignments will need to pay a bit better."
-$44K (61%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"I am due for a raise soon so once I get that, I can extend the rating."
+$52K (43%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"I feel good about my compensation."
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$93K Program Manager Average Salary at Cisco Systems (114 salaries)

+$2K (2%) more than national average Program Manager salary ($91K)
-$1K (1%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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+$33K (29%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Considerably underpaid! New professional training and certifications have not resulted in any pay raises."
+$26K (24%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"it depends on experience and job."
+$46K (39%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Competitive in San Jose, CA."
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$101K Technical Leader Average Salary at Cisco Systems (53 salaries)

Equal to national average Technical Leader salary ($100K)
+$7K (7%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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+$66K (51%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"I always deliver, and receive top ratings in performance reviews.The company has been paying disproportionate amount of bonuses and monetary awards.I have been paid fairly for what I am worth."
+$41K (35%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"About right, should be between 120K to 140K.Cisco pays more."
+$61K (48%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Somewhat underpaid for the work I was doing, but industry averages fluctuate."
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$84K Technical Lead Average Salary at Cisco Systems (41 salaries)

+$3K (3%) more than national average Technical Lead salary ($81K)
-$10K (11%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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+$66K (51%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Neither. I think that my pay is reasonable considering all the projects and responsibilities that I am simultaneously involved with."
-$6K (6%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Underpaid, as I have been covering duties over weekends as well, with almost no compensation provided for it."
+$76K (57%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Base is low, but bonus is fine."
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$30K Intern Average Salary at Cisco Systems (39 salaries)

Equal to national average Intern salary ($30K)
-$64K (103%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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-$31K (39%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"As an intern, I think the most important thing is to learn practical things from industry. Of course, payment is one of my concerns, I think I got a satisfying pay."
-$24K (29%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"I believe I am underpaid, simply because there were a lot of costs that are kept from my salary, so they could bring me over from Europe. (Visa, flights, and so on)"
-$29K (36%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Very good for an intern, bit low for a full time, but that was expected."
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$71K Hardware Engineer Average Salary at Cisco Systems (59 salaries)

Equal to national average Hardware Engineer salary ($71K)
-$23K (27%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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+$6K (6%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Very good! I felt I was earning a fair wage, with excellent benefits."
+$16K (15%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Low comparing to competitors"
+$16K (15%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Need to pay more"
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$56K QA Engineer Average Salary at Cisco Systems (20 salaries)

-$4K (6%) less than national average QA Engineer salary ($60K)
-$38K (50%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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-$14K (16%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"My salary at Cisco is decent for my position."
-$2K (2%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Just right - but I prefer more for a developer position."
-$21K (25%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"My compensation was in line with my experience."
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$72K Systems Engineer Average Salary at Cisco Systems (68 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average Systems Engineer salary ($71K)
-$22K (26%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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-$44K (61%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Yes I am being underpaid as being a contractual staff."
+$45K (38%) more than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
"Salary is great and the commissions are excellent."
-$9K (10%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($94K)
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