Technical Sales Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $159K; Information Technology Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $127K, followed by Senior Systems Analysts earning $98K and Information Technology Project Managers making around $95K. On the lower end are Human Resources Consultants at about $80K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $83K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $65K. Overall, the greater share of Avanade Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $118K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($104K per year) can be spotted in Seattle; Dallas (approximately $100K), Chicago (about $99K), and New York ($98K) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio is near the bottom for pay at around $63K. By state, Ohio offers the highest pay at $113K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals earn $128K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Microsoft Certified IT Professional : Enterprise Administrator is rewarded at approximately $112K per year. Avanade Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS), International Business — these employees rake in $161K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Sharepoint Server in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $108K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is C#; around one in four deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include .NET, SQL, and Project Management.
Men are more likely to work at Avanade Corporation than women, given the more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio.
Benefits and Perks
Half of workers receive paid vacation, and only two in five workers get sick leave. A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all workers, and for the vast majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.