When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; the company's headquarter city of Bellevue, Wash. ($97K), San Francisco, Calif. (about $94K), and Dallas, Texas ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Las Vegas, Nev. is near the bottom for pay at around $42K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $98K per year) in Washington.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $96K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Expedia, Inc. employees (34 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $76K per year on average.
Earning about $120K annually on average, Senior Product Managers receive the most money, followed by Senior Software Engineers ($118K), Analytics Managers (approximately $107K), and Database Developers ($102K). Earning only $82K on average, Senior Business Analysts make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Human Resources Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $144K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $138K annually. At Expedia, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at approximately $120K.
Employees who count Hadoop among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $112K per year. Java also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a little less than one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, SQL, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in three respondents. Expedia, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and most workers use this option to save for their retirement. Expedia, Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all respondents, and most employees do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, gym membership, free drinks, and a stock purchase plan.