The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn an average $127K per year, closely trailed by Data Scientists (around $116K), Technical Product & Program Managers (about $110K), and Software Developers ($98K). Senior Business Analysts at Expedia, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($73K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $98K annually. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $78K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Bellevue, Wash. (around $100K), Seattle, Wash. (approximately $99K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Las Vegas, Nev.; in fact, at $58K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays Expedia, Inc. the most — about $107K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Auditors have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $156K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Expedia, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) the most — approximately $144K.
In this position, it pays to have Agile Software Development in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $120K per year. Java is regularly seen around here; nearly one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are SQL, Data Analysis, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
A third of survey participants have paid vacation, and only about a quarter of workers can take paid time off for illness. A solid majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Expedia, Inc. provides health insurance to the vast majority of survey participants, and most employees do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, and tuition reimbursement.