OT: All you richly paid generation y'ers in san diego

User Forum Topic
Submitted by Coronita on August 22, 2012 - 8:27pm

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/aug/...

If you're a Generation Y-er and want to make real some money, send your resume to Qualcomm.

The median salary for a Qualcomm employee between the ages of 18 and 29 is $90,600, the second-highest pay for that age group of any Fortune 500 company in the nation, says a Payscale.com report.

Still, to get a job, you probably need to have the math brain. A snapshot of Payscale's list of Qualcomm salaries shows electrical engineers making between $61,749 and $127,504; software engineers bringing in $71,187 to $108,327; and a test engineer earning $49,679 to $105,972.

Actually.... To make more... Go into sales.

So generation y'er's don't be bitching about how little you make....When I started at QC...My salary was a pitiful $39,900... But I sure felt rich then.

Submitted by desmond on August 23, 2012 - 8:02am.

By the time the 18-29 Gen Y's realize they should be working at QCOM they're already in the next age group..........

Submitted by UCGal on August 23, 2012 - 8:02am.

Holy crud.

The 28k/year I was paid out of college is looking pretty lame. (That's wasn't for Q, but for another local company.)

A friend started at Q in the mid 80's and was making about $33k. Her pay accelerated as she rose the corporate ladder.

Submitted by spdrun on August 23, 2012 - 8:04am.

Meanwhile, I got a job at a small engineering firm outside of NYC after college 10 years ago. Starting salary was north of $50k. The owner was kind of an ass, but it was still more pleasant than corporate America :)

Submitted by paramount on August 23, 2012 - 9:37pm.

If I had to leave Cali, I wouldn't mind moving to NYC - but I hear the job market is tough in and around NYC.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.