Average Salary for Expedia, Inc. Employees

Bellevue, Wash.-based Expedia, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Software Development Engineer to Software Engineer in the technology. Pay is high at Expedia, Inc. where employees can expect to earn an average of $99K annually. Expedia, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though geography and what you do at the company are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bellevue, Washington 98005

Technology, Support Activities for Transportation


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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $96K per year on average. The largest fraction of Expedia, Inc. people (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $71K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Bellevue, Wash.; Seattle, Wash. ($98K), San Francisco, Calif. (about $95K), and Dallas, Texas (approximately $66K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Las Vegas, Nev.; in fact, at $44K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Washington pays Expedia, Inc. the most — $98K annually on average.


Senior Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $112K per year on average; Analytics Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $108K, followed by Software Engineers earning around $97K and Software Development Engineers making about $97K. Expedia, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Content Managers (around $86K on average).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ITIL Leaders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $141K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn about $138K per year on average. Expedia, Inc. compensates Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (CS)-holders the most at $127K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Hadoop; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $115K per year. Java is a popular skill among Expedia, Inc. workers, with just under a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Expedia, Inc. has room for improvement — only 36 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Expedia, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and most employees use this option to save for their retirement. The vast majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Expedia, Inc.


45 %
55 %
$44,794 - $102,994
$64,451 - $114,298
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 58 votes.

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