Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $97K annually. The largest fraction of Expedia, Inc. people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $72K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; the company's headquarter city of Bellevue, Wash. ($97K), San Francisco, Calif. (about $95K), and Dallas, Texas (approximately $66K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Orlando, Fla. at around $47K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Washington, where the average Expedia, Inc. employee makes $98K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn an average $112K annually, closely trailed by Analytics Managers ($108K), Software Development Engineers (about $97K), and Software Engineers (approximately $94K). Earning only around $93K on average, Test Software Development Engineers make less than most people in the company.
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 about $138K annually. At Expedia, Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at $127K.
When it comes to skills, Hadoop seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $115K per year. Java is a popular skill among Expedia, Inc. workers, with a little less than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Expedia, Inc. has room for improvement — only 35 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. The vast majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Almost all workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Expedia, Inc. are a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, and a stock purchase plan.