When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Salt Lake City, Utah (about $76K), Woodinville, Wash. (around $54K), and Dallas, Texas (approximately $53K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $42K) is Alexandria, La. Boise Cascade Corp workers in North Carolina earn the most — $85K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $48K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $41K per year. Overall, the greater share of Boise Cascade Corp folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $72K annually.
Product Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $73K per year; Outside Sales Representatives, Industrial Engineers, and Drafter Designs also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $69K, around $56K, and $54K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants receive bigger paychecks (around $113K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Computer Aided Drafting and Design Certificate Holder is rewarded with median pay of $53K per year. Boise Cascade Corp workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning approximately $70K on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $80K annually. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Product Management, Engineering Design, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
One in five workers have paid vacation, and only about one in seven employees can take paid time off for illness. Nearly one-half allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The vast majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, life insurance, 401(a), and a subsidized cell phone.