Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $72K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $44K annually. The largest fraction of HCL America, Inc. people (40 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $89K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $94K), Dallas, Texas ($87K), and Redmond, Wash. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Raleigh, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $40K. HCL America, Inc. workers in New York earn the most — $91K per year on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Service Delivery Managers, Information Technology Project Managers, Senior Technical Consultants, and Senior Software Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $105K annually, the other salaries come in at around $87K, about $82K, and $75K, respectively. Financial compensation for Software Engineers is rather low — on average only $63K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $100K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. HCL America, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) — these employees rake in around $115K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Program Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $108K per year. A common skill in HCL America, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; approximately one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Java, and Information Technology Support were also reported by many survey participants.
HCL America, Inc.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of workers save for retirement through HCL America, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for most survey participants and dental coverage for a solid majority of employees. Employees can also look forward to a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.