Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $72K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at SunGard Data Systems for between five and 10 years earn about $80K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $98K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $107K per year) can be spotted in Lombard, Ill.; Boston, Mass. ($99K), New York, N.Y. ($98K), and Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Birmingham, Ala. ranks low on the pay scale — at $74K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, SunGard Data Systems pays its New Jersey employees the most; the pay rate there is around $115K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Software Engineers — their earnings average about $92K per year. Senior Business Analysts are a close second at $86K along with Senior Technical Consultants ($85K) and Information Technology Consultants (around $84K). Earning only $73K on average, Quality Assurance Analysts make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Sun Certified Java Programmers receive bigger paychecks ($149K annually) than those without credentials. SunGard Data Systems provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Finance — these employees rake in $106K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be HTML; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $101K annually. SQL is a popular skill in the SunGard Data Systems workforce; slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, C#, and .NET.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (37 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of workers use it to save for retirement. SunGard Data Systems provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.