Years of Experience
Average pay is $95K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Expedia, Inc. workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $69K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $97K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; the company's headquarter city of Bellevue, Wash. ($97K), San Francisco, Calif. ($95K), and Dallas, Texas (about $66K) are the next top-paying cities. Las Vegas, Nev. is near the bottom for pay at $44K. By state, Expedia, Inc. pays its Washington employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $97K per year.
Senior Software Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $117K annually; Analytics Managers, Software Engineers, and Software Development Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $108K, around $97K, and $96K, respectively. On the lower end are Content Managers at around $86K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ITIL Leader certainly has its perks — salaries approach $141K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $138K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in approximately $127K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be C#; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $99K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Java; close to one-fifth consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a third of respondents at Expedia, Inc. earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A large number of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, and a stock purchase plan.