Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Managers, Software Engineering Group Managers, Information Technology Consultants, and Software Developers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $150K annually, the other salaries come in at $140K, $100K, and approximately $78K, respectively. Earning only $64K on average, Data Analysts make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $98K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Avanade Corporation employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $70K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($122K per year) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; Los Angeles, Calif. (about $100K), Seattle, Wash. ($94K), and New York, N.Y. (around $82K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($75K) in Atlanta, Ga., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Colorado take home the most — around $122K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $130K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Security Manager is rewarded with median pay of $122K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Avanade Corporation pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — $137K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Software Architecture; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $162K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is .NET; close to one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are C# Programming Language, SQL, and Microsoft SQL Server.
Benefits and Perks
Avanade Corporation pays the majority of its employees — a majority of survey participants — for vacation time as well as sick leave. To plan for old age, most workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.