Information Technology Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $140K per year on average; User Experience Architects are next on the list, bringing in close to around $125K, followed by Software Engineers earning about $83K and Information Technology Consultants making $82K. Financial compensation for IT Business Analysts is rather low — on average only $62K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Avanade Corporation for between five and 10 years earn approximately $96K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Avanade Corporation employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $69K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill. (about $120K), Los Angeles, Calif. (around $98K), and Seattle, Wash. ($86K) are the next top-paying cities. Dallas, Texas is near the bottom for pay at approximately $70K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Arizona, where they average to around $120K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Security Managers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $122K annually. Avanade Corporation compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at about $146K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Software Architecture; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $150K annually. Folks here also tend to know .NET; on the survey, between a fifth and a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Microsoft SQL Server, C# Programming Language, and Project Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
Regarding time off, Avanade Corporation leans toward the generous side, giving paid vacation to a majority of workers and paid sick leave to more than half of workers. To plan for old age, almost all survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and the vast majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Avanade Corporation are life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.