Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $87K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $76K annually. The largest slice of the Bose Corporation workforce (25 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, approximately $98K per year.
Senior Mechanical Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $102K annually; Commodity Specialists, Marketing Managers, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $100K, $93K, and around $87K, respectively. Mechanical Designers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $75K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $97K per year) can be spotted in Framingham, Mass.; Stow, Mass. (approximately $97K), Chicago, Ill. ($81K), and Boston, Mass. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Westborough, Mass.; in fact, at $80K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to about $90K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $138K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ScrumMasters with credentials; these people earn $122K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); Bose Corporation awards $110K to these degree-holders.
In this position, it pays to have C++ Programming Language in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $115K per year. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; a little less than a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Project Management, Matlab, and Computer Aided Design.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of employees receiving paid vacation and just under one in three workers receiving sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.