Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $55K. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of approximately $74K. A typical employee has 20 years or more of experience and earns $113K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Postdoctoral Research Associates, who earn $64K, closely trailed by Administrative Assistants (around $50K).
Certifications and Degrees
HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $104K. Argonne National Laboratory provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in $100K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $111K. Folks here also tend to know Research Analysis; on the survey, about one in eight of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Budget Management, Environmental Consulting, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
In its compensation packages, Argonne National Laboratory gives paid vacation to a majority of workers and paid sick leave to more than half of workers. The vast majority of workers report having health insurance, and almost all employees report having dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.