Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $76K annually. Survey participants who have worked at SunGard Data Systems for between five and 10 years earn $73K per year on average. The largest slice of the SunGard Data Systems workforce (44 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $89K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $96K per year) can be spotted in Voorhees, N.J.; New York, N.Y. ($93K), Chicago, Ill. ($85K), and Jacksonville, Fla. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Wayne, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $65K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays SunGard Data Systems the most — around $98K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Software Engineers, Senior Database Administrators, Senior Technical Consultants, and Professional Services Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $99K per year, the other salaries come in at about $93K, approximately $90K, and around $89K, respectively. Financial compensation for Software Sales Representatives is rather low — on average only about $80K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives, who make $130K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn $118K per year on average. SunGard Data Systems workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning $110K on average.
Employees who count UNIX among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $112K annually. SQL is a popular skill among SunGard Data Systems workers, with nearly one in six of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Project Management, C# Programming Language, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
One-half of employees receive paid vacation, and only one in three survey participants get sick leave. Nearly all respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.