Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $65K per year. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $71K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($84K), San Jose, Calif. ($84K), and New York, N.Y. (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Cincinnati, Ohio at about $63K. By state, New Jersey offers the highest pay at $86K annually.
Earning approximately $73K per year on average, Information Technology Consultants receive the most money, followed by Senior Software Engineers ($70K), IT Business Analysts ($70K), and Computer Programmers (around $68K). Data Analysts make an average $65K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than TOGAF 9 Certifications, who make approximately $133K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $100K per year. Regarding salaries and education, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance the most — about $122K.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $89K annually. A garden variety skill at TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED is SQL; close to one-sixth of TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Java, Java/J2EE, and Microsoft SQL Server.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only a fifth of employees. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. The vast majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and a majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and relocation expenses.