When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $98K per year) can be spotted in Salt Lake City, Utah; Wayne, Mich. ($60K), Woodinville, Wash. ($54K), and Dallas, Texas (about $53K) are the next top-paying cities. Boise, Idaho ranks low on the pay scale — at $49K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Boise Cascade Corp workers in North Carolina earn the most — around $80K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $40K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $58K annually.
Product Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $73K per year; Industrial Engineers come in second with median earnings amounting to around $55K, and Drafter Designs rank near the top as well ($54K).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $113K annually. Earning a Computer Aided Drafting and Design Certificate Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $53K per year on average. At Boise Cascade Corp, employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest salaries at about $70K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Financial Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $70K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill in the Boise Cascade Corp workforce; between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Product Management, Microsoft Excel, and Product Development were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in four respondents receiving paid vacation and roughly one in six workers receiving sick leave. Approximately one-half report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all employees can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Boise Cascade Corp employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and 401(a).