When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($89K per year) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz. (approximately $78K), Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (around $67K), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $63K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Alpharetta, Ga.; in fact, at $51K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across The Ultimate Software group, Inc's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Arizona earn the most, taking home $78K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $66K per year. The largest fraction of The Ultimate Software group, Inc people (40 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $68K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Implementation Consultants, who bring in close to $78K per year, though Software Engineers are not far behind at around $70K along with Human Resources Information Systems Analysts ($69K) and Business Consultants ($60K). Systems Engineers at The Ultimate Software group, Inc do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $48K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a SHRM Certified Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $71K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to approximately $70K per year for accredited Human Resources Professionals. Regarding salaries and education, The Ultimate Software group, Inc pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — around $96K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $125K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in four of The Ultimate Software group, Inc's people use it regularly. Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Office, and SQL round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Almost all employees have health insurance, and benefits for almost all respondents also include dental insurance. Privileges also include stock options, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.