Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $96K annually. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $71K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Bellevue, Wash.; Seattle, Wash. (around $98K), San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $95K), and Dallas, Texas ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. Las Vegas, Nev. is near the bottom for pay at about $44K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Washington, where the average Expedia, Inc. employee makes $98K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Engineers, who bring in close to around $112K annually, though Analytics Managers are not far behind at $108K along with Software Engineers ($97K) and Software Development Engineers (approximately $97K). Among the lower-paid positions at Expedia, Inc. are Content Managers — the median salary for this role approaches about $86K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ITIL Leaders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $141K per year. On average, salaries rise to approximately $138K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. Expedia, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (CS) — these employees rake in around $127K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Hadoop; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $115K annually. A garden variety skill at Expedia, Inc. is Java; a little less than one-fifth of Expedia, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 36 percent. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of respondents use it to save for retirement. At Expedia, Inc., most employees have health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, and a stock purchase plan.