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Average Salary for Athenahealth, Inc. Employees

Compensation for Athenahealth, Inc. employees tends to be around $76K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Athenahealth, Inc. employees is your job title, though how long you've been working and where you live play a role as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Athenahealth, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Athenahealth, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Interaction Designer (2)
$52,172 - $90,030  
[-]Interaction Designer (2)
Salary$54,401 - $88,324  
Total Pay$52,172 - $90,030  
[+]Software Engineer (2)
$52,829 - $116,218  
[+]Software Engineer (2)
Salary$53,228 - $112,417  
Total Pay$52,829 - $116,218  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
$56,912 - $114,526  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
Salary$55,735 - $103,956  
Total Pay$56,912 - $114,526  
[+]Software Developer (2)
$54,684 - $124,405  
[+]Software Developer (2)
Salary$53,717 - $127,524  
Bonus$845 - $12,708  
Total Pay$54,684 - $124,405  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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 $78K along with Interaction Designers (approximately $70K).

Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make about $82K. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Athenahealth, Inc. workforce (48 percent) has a tenure of one to four years and earns $71K per year.


Residents of Belfast pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $80K annually; other top-paying cities include Watertown (about $80K) and Boston (around $76K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Maine, where the average Athenahealth, Inc. employee makes approximately $80K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Athenahealth, Inc. awards $90K to these degree-holders.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Program Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $93K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; approximately one in three deem it necessary for work. Interaction Design, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Athenahealth, Inc. sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all workers, and almost all employees report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, and free drinks.

Key Stats

50 %
50 %
$67,092 - $90,332
$46,673 - $106,125
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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