When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($114K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Portland, Ore. (about $87K), Webster, N.Y. (around $84K), and the company's headquarter city of Rochester, N.Y. ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Lexington, Ky.; in fact, at approximately $60K it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Oregon, where salaries average out at $87K annually.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $59K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $53K annually. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $76K per year.
Information Technology Project Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $86K annually; Senior Software Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $86K, while Systems Analysts and Service Delivery Managers rank near the top as well (around $83K and about $78K, respectively). Executive Assistants at Xerox Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $51K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $109K per year. Becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $99K on average. Regarding salaries and education, Xerox Corporation pays those with a law degree the most — $188K.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $88K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, a little less than one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
35 percent have paid vacation, and only about 23 percent can take paid time off for illness. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Xerox Corporation provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of employees participate. A large number of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.