Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $56K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (52 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $54K annually on average.
Technology Architects represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $80K per year — though Software Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $62K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Exacttarget, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) — these employees rake in $59K per year.
In this position, it pays to have C in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $81K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is HTML; around one in seven deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, C#, and Business Development as well.
Benefits and Perks
Most respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of employees get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, free drinks, gym membership, stock options, and tuition reimbursement.