Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $65K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $71K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Los Angeles, Calif. (around $84K), New York, N.Y. (approximately $76K), and San Antonio, Texas (about $74K) are the next top-paying cities. Cincinnati, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at $63K. Across TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home about $82K per year.
Senior Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $74K annually on average; Senior Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $73K, followed by Information Technology Consultants earning $73K and IT Business Analysts making approximately $70K. Among the lower-paid positions at TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED are Software Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches around $66K.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $104K per year. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $90K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration; TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED awards $134K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $90K per year. Java also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly one in six of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are SQL, 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
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 22 percent. A strong majority of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage. TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, relocation expenses, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.