Software Developers earn the highest median pay at $93K annually, followed by Information Technology Project Managers (about $86K), Interaction Designers ($70K), and Business Intelligence Analysts (around $66K). Earning only $61K on average, Technical Project Managers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $80K per year) can be spotted in Watertown, Mass.; Boston, Mass. (about $75K), Princeton, N.J. ($62K), and Belfast, Maine ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Atlanta, Ga. at $48K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Athenahealth, Inc. the most — approximately $89K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $82K per year. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $68K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $113K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at Athenahealth, Inc. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning about $73K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Linux; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $108K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among Athenahealth, Inc. workers, with slightly less than a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. SQL, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft SQL Server are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for nearly all respondents and dental coverage for a large number of survey participants. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, gym membership, free drinks, and a subsidized cell phone.