Average Salary for Athenahealth, Inc. Employees

Athenahealth, Inc. employees typically bring home $76K annually. Though how long you've been working and geography are influential salary factors for those at Athenahealth, Inc., your role at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Athenahealth, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Athenahealth, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Software Engineer (2)
$52,170 - $115,827  
[-]Software Engineer (2)
Salary$52,689 - $108,671  
Total Pay$52,170 - $115,827  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
$57,618 - $114,184  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
Salary$55,771 - $104,019  
Total Pay$57,618 - $114,184  
[+]Software Developer (2)
$62,826 - $122,408  
[+]Software Developer (2)
Salary$61,770 - $109,757  
Bonus$1,179 - $13,831  
Total Pay$62,826 - $122,408  
[+]Interaction Designer (2)
$52,129 - $92,406  
[+]Interaction Designer (2)
Salary$54,284 - $89,566  
Total Pay$52,129 - $92,406  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Bringing in the most money are Software Engineers — their earnings average $92K. Information Technology Project Managers are a close second at about $78K along with Interaction Designers (around $70K).

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically approximately $82K for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $71K per year.


Residents of Belfast pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $80K annually; other top-paying cities include Watertown ($75K) and Boston (about $74K). By state, Athenahealth, Inc. employees make the most in Maine, earning $80K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Athenahealth, Inc. awards around $72K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Program Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $93K. A garden variety skill at Athenahealth, Inc. is Project Management; just under a third of Athenahealth, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Interaction Design, and Usability Testing.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. At Athenahealth, Inc., nearly all workers have health insurance, and almost all workers have dental coverage. Athenahealth, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Athenahealth, Inc.


54 %
46 %
$67,092 - $90,332
$46,673 - $82,723
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
$46,007 - $84,441

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