When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Watertown, Mass.; Boston, Mass. (approximately $75K), Princeton, N.J. (around $62K), and Belfast, Maine ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $39K) is Atlanta, Ga. By state, California offers the highest pay at $89K per year.
Software Developers earn the highest median pay at approximately $93K annually, followed by Information Technology Project Managers ($86K), Interaction Designers (around $70K), and Business Intelligence Analysts (about $66K). Near the bottom at Athenahealth, Inc. are Technical Project Managers, pulling in an average of just $61K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $82K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Athenahealth, Inc. people (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $68K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $113K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Athenahealth, Inc. awards $73K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Linux among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $108K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Athenahealth, Inc. workers, with just under a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, SQL, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and nearly all employees get dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, gym membership, free drinks, and a subsidized cell phone.