Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $96K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Avanade Corporation employees (42 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $70K per year on average.
Information Technology Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $140K annually; Software Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $83K, while Information Technology Consultants and Software Developers rank near the top as well (approximately $82K and $80K, respectively). With salaries averaging $62K, IT Business Analysts are among the lowest paid at Avanade Corporation.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K per year) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill. (about $98K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($96K), and Denver, Colo. (approximately $90K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $71K) is New York, N.Y. By state, Arizona offers the highest pay at approximately $120K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Security Managers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $122K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer is rewarded with median pay of about $115K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Avanade Corporation pays those with a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) the most — $123K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Software Architecture; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $150K per year. .NET is a popular skill in the Avanade Corporation workforce; nearly one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are C# Programming Language, Microsoft SQL Server, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company rewards the larger part of survey participants with paid vacation time and over one-half of workers with paid sick leave. Almost all respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of respondents and dental coverage for nearly all survey participants. Avanade Corporation also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.