When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $125K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Fairfax, Va. (about $115K), Honolulu, Hawaii ($97K), and San Antonio, Texas (approximately $84K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($40K) in Colorado Springs, Colo., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in District of Columbia, where the average Camber Corporation employee makes $121K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Configuration Management Managers, who earn an average $121K annually, closely trailed by Proposal Managers (around $95K), Software Engineers (approximately $90K), and IT Enterprise Architects ($90K). Financial compensation for Office Managers is rather low — on average only about $41K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $74K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Camber Corporation employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $57K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $145K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ScrumMaster is rewarded with median pay of approximately $122K annually. At Camber Corporation, employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) receive the highest salaries at about $92K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Java; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $100K per year. Microsoft Office is a popular skill in the Camber Corporation workforce; nearly one-fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
30 percent have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. A large number of employees save for retirement through Camber Corporation's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for a solid majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.