Economy is deteriorating and people are looking for companies that pay high salaries. Since, people do not get their desired job, the unemployment is on peak. Even recent graduates wish to get a job in a decent company that pays well. To help recent computer graduates we have come up a list of top 10 tech companies that pay the highest salaries. So, the next time you are going to apply, consider this list once. This list is compiled on the basis of average starting salaries.
10. Nokia Corporation
Nokia is a Finnish corporation that deals in communications and information technology. Its headquarters are in three different countries; Finland, Keilaniemi, and Espoo. The chief products of Nokia include IT devices and mobile phones. Through its platform largely known as Ovi, it offers online applications, music, maps, games, and many other navigation services for free. It has a total of 122,000 employees which are spread across more than 120 countries. Owing to its sales and revenue of around €38 billion, Nokia Corporation is ranked as the world’s second largest phone manufacturer. Nokia’s starting salary is $74,400.
9. Oracle Corporation
Oracle is an American multinational corporation and is known for its computer hardware systems. It was founded Larry Ellison who is the CEO of the company. Ellison served as the Chairman of the Board, too till 2004. The company is specialized in development and marketing of software products especially the database management systems. Oracle has it headquarter in Redwood City and has around 113,644 employees worldwide. Oracle Corp. is the third largest software making company, first being IBM and Microsoft. Oracle pays $78,100 as the starting salary.
8. eBay Inc.
Who isn’t familiar with ebay.com, the famous online shopping site? This online auction site known as a popular shopping website is managed by eBay Inc. eBay Inc. is a consumer-to-consumer corporation based in America. eBay is no doubt a success story which was founded in 1995. It is a global buying and selling phenomenon. It is now a multi-billion dollars business that had its localized operations in 30 countries. Formerly it was just an auction firm but later it included the standard shopping options, too. eBay has around 27 thousand employees. At eBay you will get $80,100 as your starting salary.
7. Intel Corporation
When someone says semiconductors and microprocessor, what is it that comes in your mind? Yes, Intel, the name you see on almost every PC and laptop. Intel Corporation is the largest semiconductor chip maker in the world and is also the most valued corporation on the basis of revenue. Intel invented the x86 series of microprocessors which is present in most of the personal computers. Situated in America, it’s headquarter is in Santa Clara. Intel’s starting pay is $80,500.
6. Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc. is a multinational internet corporation which is based in America. Yahoo is widely known as a search engine and a web portal. You must be familiar with Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Answers, online mapping, advertising, video sharing, social media and fantasy sports website and services. These are all provided by Yahoo! Inc. Every month it gets almost 700 million viewers from across the world which makes it one of the largest websites in the world. It was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in 1994. The starting salary at Yahoo! is $81,100.
5. Adobe Systems Inc.
Adobe Systems Incorporated, an American multinational, was founded in 1982. It is a computer software company and its headquarters are in San Jose, California. Adobe’s famous products include Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Player and other software related to designing and editing. In short, the company has been providing creativity solutions since 1982. It has a wide range of creativity software and multimedia products. It has around 99 hindered employees. Adobe will pay you $86,200 in the first month.
4. Google Inc.
Google, the biggest name in the world in internet, was basically a research project handled by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Now, it is a huge American incorporation with many internet related services and products. Among its famous services include internet search engine, software and cloud computing technologies. Google’s major portion of revenue comes from advertising programs like Adwords. Google pays $87,500 as the starting salary.
3. Salesforce.com Inc.
Salesforce.com was founded in 1999 by former Oracle employees named Marc Benioff, Dave Moellenhoff, Parker Harris and Frank Dominguez. This company is a global software enterprise whose headquarters are in California. It is best known for its CRM i.e. customer relationship management. In 2012 issue of Fortune magazine, it was ranked on 27th number among the 100 Best Companies to Work For. It is also a constituent of S&P 500 index. The company has more than 8000 employees. The salary you will get form Salesforce.com in the first month is $88,900.
2. Microsoft Corporation
Have you noticed that Microsoft has changed its logo? If not, do it now. Microsoft Corporation is no doubt a big name in the world of computers and technology.It is an American multinational with a wide range of computer related services and products. Bill gates, the richest guy in the world, founded Microsoft in 1975. It is a valuable company and is the largest software maker in the world. The starting salary offered by Microsoft is $91,500.
Nividia is a technology company with revenue of US$3.997 billion. Based in California, this global technology company is best known for its GPUs. The graphic processing units by Nividia have dominated the whole GPU market. Its competitors include Intel and Qualcomm. The starting salary offered by Nividia is $99,400.