Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $96K per year. Overall, the greater share of Avanade Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $69K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Software Engineering Group Managers, Software Architects, User Experience Architects, and Information Technology Consultants; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $140K per year, the other salaries come in at around $135K, $125K, and $100K, respectively. Near the bottom at Avanade Corporation are Data Analysts, pulling in an average of just $64K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $122K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Phoenix, Ariz. ($122K), Los Angeles, Calif. (about $100K), and Seattle, Wash. (around $92K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($72K) in New York, N.Y., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Arizona offers the highest pay at approximately $122K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Microsoft Certified Solution Developers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $130K annually. Earning a Certified Information Security Manager certification garners significant financial rewards of $122K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Avanade Corporation pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — around $137K.
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 about $162K annually. C# Programming Language is a popular skill in the Avanade Corporation workforce; just over a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include .NET, SQL, and Microsoft SQL Server.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers — the majority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. To plan for old age, most workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At Avanade Corporation, most respondents have health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.