The highest paychecks go to Senior Software Engineers, who earn around $121K annually on average, closely trailed by Software Engineers ($100K) and Senior Business Analysts (approximately $85K).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $78K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $87K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $104K per year on average.
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $105K annually; other top-paying cities include Chicago, Ill. ($100K) and New York, N.Y. (approximately $88K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays Getty Images, Inc. the most — about $100K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach $84K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Getty Images, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach around $112K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $132K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; between a fifth and a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with C# Programming Language, Financial Analysis, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of respondents report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and optional telecommute / work from home.