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Switch Overview

Switch is a company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that develops and operates the SUPERNAP data center facilities and provides colocation, telecommunications, cloud services, and content ecosystems.
The staff at Switch come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 29.3% female and 42.0% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, Switch notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 65.2%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at Switch tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 1.9 years. The average employee at Switch makes $56,185 per year. Pay at Switch is significantly lower than some of its highest paying competitors, like ICG Communications, Cincinnati Bell, and KMC Telecom Holdings, which pay $88,804, $77,968, and $76,863, respectively.
Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Switch is a medium-sized internet company with 798 employees and a revenue of $149.1M.

Perks of Working at Switch

Can you support a fast-paced, ever-changing and purely exciting environment? They are seeking experienced candidates that possess high ethical standards with core competencies committed to delivering superior service to their clients and team members. They give competitive compensation packages.







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The Team At Switch

Key People

    Richard Begert (Director)

    Natalie Stewart (Director Of Government And Public Affairs)

    Carol Cosby (Director)

    Kevin Knight (Director)

    Rob Roy (ceo)

    Chris Hopen (Executive Officer, Director, Promoter)

    Amy Hanson (Director)

    David Pool (Executive Officer, Director, Promoter)

    Rob Elliot (SVP Of Government And Public Affairs)

    Heather Ellerbe (Director Of Brand Communications)

    Jessica Battaglia (VP Of Human Resources)

The Inside Scoop
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, Switch is built on the intelligent and sustainable growth of the Internet. Its Founder and CEO, Rob Roy, developed more than 500 issued and pending patent claims covering data center designs that manifested into their world-renowned data centers and their technology solution ecosystems.
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The Culture At Switch

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Switch Reviews

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What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Because of the nature of what we do, everything is deemed critical. This can foster a lot of stress at times. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Medical Benefits. Switch covers me and my dependents premiums 100%. Show More
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Free lunches and free Health Benefits. Show More

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Accounting Department culture is terrible. Anyone will throw you under the bus to make themselves look better. Show More

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Switch Rankings

Switch is ranked #13 on the Best Telecommunication Companies to Work For in America list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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Switch Salaries

How much does Switch pay?
The national average salary for a Switch employee in the United States is $55,726 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $105,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $29,000 per year.
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Switch Salaries By Job Title

The average employee at Switch earns a yearly salary of $55,726 per year, but different jobs can earn drastically different salaries.

The higher paying positions at Switch include team leader, director of testing, senior team lead, and senior web developer.

A worker with the title team leader salary at Switch can earn an average yearly salary of $107,318.

To get a better sense of the salaries at Switch, other roles such as waitress and cashier can be considered as well. For comparison, the title waitress at Switch earns $21,501 per year.

Switch Careers

On average, employees at Switch stay with the company for 2.0 years. Employees most commonly join Switch after leaving US Army. When they leave Switch, they most frequently get their next job at Equinix.

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Top Employers Before Switch
US Army10.9 %
Sprint7.6 %
AT&T7.6 %
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Top Employers After Switch
Equinix12.6 %
AT&T10.3 %
Sprint9.2 %
Xerox5.7 %
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Switch Employee Demographics

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Switch Employees Education

Of the 798 employees at Switch, 8.8% attended Webster University. Employees at Switch most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.

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Switch Financial Performance

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Switch Financing Rounds

DateAmountSecurity Type
Nov 21, 2018Debt
Nov 21, 2018
Mar 7, 2017Debt
Mar 7, 2017
Sep 16, 2015Debt
Sep 16, 2015

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Switch Competitors

Some of the competitors of Switch are ICG Communications, KMC Telecom Holdings, and Cincinnati Bell.

The wages at ICG Communications average higher than the other similar companies, where the median salary is $88,621 per year.

The employees at KMC Telecom Holdings earn an average yearly salary of $79,539 per year, and the salaries at Cincinnati Bell average $76,772 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions about Switch

How many Employees does Switch have?

Switch has 798 employees.

How much money does Switch make?

Switch generates $149.1M in revenue.

What industry is Switch in?

Switch is in the telecommunication industry.

What type of company is Switch?

Switch is a public company.

Who are Switch's competitors?

Switch competitors include Smart City Telecom, Sprint, Sennheiser, RCN, Cincinnati Bell, U.S. Cellular, Insight Communications Company, WideOpenWest, nTelos, MCI, ICG Communications, Mediacom Communications, Clearwire, West, KMC Telecom Holdings, HGS, GTE, Consolidated Communications, Global Response, Cricket Communications.

Who works at Switch?

Richard Begert (Director)

Natalie Stewart (Director Of Government And Public Affairs)

Carol Cosby (Director)

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Where is Switch's headquarters?

Switch's headquarters is in Las Vegas, NV.

What is Switch's website?

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Updated May 18, 2020

Zippia gives an in-depth look into the details of Switch, including salaries, political affiliations, employee data, and more, in order to inform job seekers about Switch. The employee data is based on information from people who have self-reported their past or current employments at Switch. While we have made attempts to ensure that the information displayed are correct, Zippia is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. The data presented on this page does not represent the view of Switch and its employees or that of Zippia.

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