Civil Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $97K annually; Regional Sales Managers, Process Engineers, and Reliability Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $95K, $76K, and $73K, respectively. Account Managers make an average about $53K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $93K per year) can be spotted in Tampa, Fla.; Victorville, Calif. ($80K), Phoenix, Ariz. ($62K), and Houston, Texas (about $56K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Miami, Fla. at around $50K. Within the firm, employees working in Kentucky take home the most — $82K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $56K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $61K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (25 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $77K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $100K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. First Aid Administrators also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $73K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Cemex, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $62K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operations Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $82K annually. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Training, Data Analysis, and Sales Management.
At Cemex, Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of respondents and dental coverage for a solid majority of survey participants. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.