Average Salary for Athenahealth, Inc. Employees

Compensation for Athenahealth, Inc. employees is around $76K per year on average. Though your role at the company and your experience level do impact pay, your city is the primary influence on employee salary at Athenahealth, Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Athenahealth, Inc. typically pays:
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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.
[-]Software Developer (3)
$65,008 - $125,997  
[-]Software Developer (3)
Salary$65,554 - $112,880  
Bonus$1,202 - $12,247  
Total Pay$65,008 - $125,997  
[+]Software Engineer (2)
$54,297 - $123,183  
[+]Software Engineer (2)
Salary$54,851 - $116,428  
Total Pay$54,297 - $123,183  
[+]Interaction Designer (2)
$51,790 - $92,701  
[+]Interaction Designer (2)
Salary$54,221 - $89,445  
Total Pay$51,790 - $92,701  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Watertown, Mass.; Boston, Mass. ($75K), Belfast, Maine (about $66K), and Princeton, N.J. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $48K) is Atlanta, Ga. By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at around $76K per year.


Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $95K annually; Software Developers are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $93K, followed by Interaction Designers earning around $70K.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $75K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $70K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Athenahealth, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $73K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Program Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $93K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Athenahealth, Inc. is Project Management, with roughly one in four considering it a key competency. SQL, User Interface Design, and Interaction Design were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Athenahealth, Inc., most survey participants have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, optional telecommute / work from home, a subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Athenahealth, Inc.


60 %
40 %
$59,189 - $93,123
$57,812 - $108,000
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 8 votes.
$65,496 - $87,400
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