Average Salary for Expedia, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., Expedia, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the technology industry, from Software Development Engineer to Software Engineer. Pay is high at Expedia, Inc. where employees can expect to earn an average of $99K annually. How long you've been working influences pay for Expedia, Inc. workers the most, followed by geography and what you do at the company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Expedia, Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp, Realnetworks, Inc.
Employer: Expedia, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Software Development Engineer (SDE) (14)
$89,786 - $130,474  
[-]Software Development Engineer (SDE) (14)
Salary$81,870 - $120,992  
Bonus$4,000 - $14,000  
Total Pay$89,786 - $130,474  
[+]Software Engineer (6)
$59,656 - $127,686  
[+]Software Engineer (6)
Salary$59,778 - $114,681  
Bonus$1,388 - $14,687  
Total Pay$59,656 - $127,686  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (6)
$87,808 - $171,164  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (6)
Salary$80,104 - $142,766  
Bonus$2,438 - $26,699  
Total Pay$87,808 - $171,164  
[+]Analytics Manager (6)
$85,321 - $145,363  
[+]Analytics Manager (6)
Salary$78,365 - $126,069  
Bonus$6,020 - $24,347  
Total Pay$85,321 - $145,363  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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About This Company

Bellevue, Washington 98005

Technology, Support Activities for Transportation


Expedia, Expedia Inc.

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach approximately $78K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns around $94K per year.


Median pay is highest in San Francisco ($98K annually), followed by Seattle ($97K), the company's headquarter city of Bellevue ($95K), and Salt Lake City (about $67K). Expected earnings are below average (around $45K) in Springfield, one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at $96K per year.


Senior Software Development Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $119K — though Senior Software Engineers, Analytics Managers, and Software Development Engineers also do fairly well at $112K, $108K, and approximately $96K, respectively. Financial compensation for Software Engineers is rather low — only $94K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Sun Certified Web Component Developer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $118K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Sun Certified Java Programmer can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $115K. Expedia, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree, Accounting are also well compensated, earning about $171K on average.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $103K. Java is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-fourth of Expedia, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers usually know C#, Data Analysis, and JavaScript as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (36 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. The vast majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Expedia, Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all workers, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Expedia, Inc.


29 %
71 %
$44,962 - $99,996
$63,660 - $114,330
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

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