When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $121K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Gilbert, Ariz. ($110K), Phoenix, Ariz. ($95K), and Scottsdale, Ariz. ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa — at approximately $43K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Washington pays Godaddy.Com, Inc. the most — about $115K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $98K annually on average. The largest slice of the Godaddy.Com, Inc. workforce (45 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $72K per year.
Software Engineers earn the highest median pay at $95K annually, followed by Software Developers ($90K) per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in approximately $136K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $136K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know SQL; a little less than one-fifth consider it a key competency. C# Programming Language, .NET, and Linux are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about a fifth of workers — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Most workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all survey participants also include dental insurance. Godaddy.Com, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.