Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $86K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $68K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $119K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Business Intelligence Architects, who earn an average $131K per year, closely trailed by Information Technology Managers (about $125K), Senior Systems Analysts (approximately $100K), and Information Technology Project Managers (around $95K). Software Developers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $66K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $120K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; San Antonio, Texas ($104K), Chicago, Ill. ($101K), and Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $96K) are the next top-paying cities. New York, N.Y. ranks low on the pay scale — at $85K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Avanade Corporation pays its Ohio employees the most; the pay rate there is about $113K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Microsoft Certified IT Professional : Enterprise Administrators, who make approximately $112K annually. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $106K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Avanade Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $121K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft Sharepoint Server; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $106K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Avanade Corporation is .NET; roughly a fourth of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know C#, Microsoft SQL Server, and Project Management.
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
As for time away from work, Avanade Corporation does compensate close to one-half for vacation days, but only about 43 percent can take paid time off due to illness. To plan for old age, most workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for the vast majority of employees also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Avanade Corporation are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.