Solutions Architects rake in the most money, with average earnings of $131K per year; Information Technology Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $125K, while Software Engineering Group Managers and Senior Systems Analysts rank near the top as well (approximately $120K and $100K, respectively). With salaries averaging $57K, IT Business Analysts are among the lowest paid at Avanade Corporation.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Avanade Corporation for between five and 10 years earn about $86K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $66K per year on average. The largest slice of the Avanade Corporation workforce (33 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $120K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $121K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Dallas, Texas ($120K), San Antonio, Texas (approximately $104K), and Redmond, Wash. (about $100K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in New York, N.Y.; in fact, at $79K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Avanade Corporation employees make the most in Illinois, earning about $121K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Microsoft Certified IT Professional : Enterprise Administrator certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $112K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $106K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Avanade Corporation awards around $121K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft Sharepoint Server; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $106K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Avanade Corporation is .NET; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are Project Management, C#, and Microsoft SQL Server.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Avanade Corporation's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about half of workers receiving paid vacation and just over two-fifths of workers receiving sick leave. A large number of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Avanade Corporation sponsors. Nearly all employees can count on health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.