Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $95K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $68K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $120K per year on average.
Business Intelligence Architects represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $131K annually — though Information Technology Managers, Senior Systems Analysts, and Information Technology Project Managers also do fairly well at $127K, about $100K, and $95K, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $66K, Software Developers are among the lowest paid at Avanade Corporation.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; San Antonio, Texas ($104K), Chicago, Ill. (around $101K), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $96K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is New York, N.Y. at $85K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Arizona pays Avanade Corporation the most — $101K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $112K per year for Microsoft Certified IT Professional : Enterprise Administrators, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $106K on average. Avanade Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in approximately $121K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Sharepoint Server among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $106K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know .NET; about one in four consider it a key competency. Key skills also include C#, Project Management, and Microsoft SQL Server.
Avanade Corporation's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Avanade Corporation gives paid vacation days to half of respondents and sick leave to 42 percent. A large number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Nearly all survey participants can count on health insurance, and nearly all respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.