When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $131K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill. (approximately $98K), Voorhees, N.J. ($96K), and Jacksonville, Fla. (about $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Wayne, Pa. is near the bottom for pay at $65K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is $131K annually.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $71K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $70K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $92K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Database Administrators, who bring in close to $93K annually, though Information Technology Project Managers are not far behind at approximately $86K along with Software Sales Representatives (about $80K) and Software Developers (approximately $66K). SunGard Data Systems hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Senior Accountants ($63K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $130K per year for FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn around $118K annually on average. It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at SunGard Data Systems — these employees make the most at about $106K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be UNIX; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $112K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at SunGard Data Systems is Project Management, with approximately one-sixth considering it a key competency. SQL, C# Programming Language, and People Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Half of survey participants receive paid vacation, and only 35 percent get sick leave. Almost all employees participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of workers and dental coverage for a large number of employees. Privileges also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.