Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $69K annually. Overall, the greater share of Central Intelligence Agency folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $60K per year.
Information Technology Project Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $131K annually; Psychologists come in second with average earnings amounting to around $122K, while Human Resources Officers and Intelligence Analysts rank near the top as well ($62K and $60K, respectively).
U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of District of Columbia; salaries there average to $93K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $122K annually for Licensed Psychologists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Senior Human Resources Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $69K per year. Central Intelligence Agency workers who hold a Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) are also well compensated, earning about $119K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Forensic Psychology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $122K annually. Recruiting also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Payroll Administration, Research Analysis, and Human Intelligence.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just a quarter of respondents. The larger part of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, gym membership, life insurance, and flexible hours.