The highest average salaries go to Senior Human Resources Generalists, who bring in close to $84K annually, though Network Engineers are not far behind at approximately $75K along with Supply Chain Managers ($66K) and Curriculum Developers (around $53K). Outside Sales Representatives make an average about $19K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $48K per year on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $59K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $88K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $107K annually) can be spotted in Reno, Nev.; Stamford, Conn. (around $105K), Atlanta, Ga. (about $100K), and Billings, Mont. ($89K) are the next top-paying cities. Madison, Wisc. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $53K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Connecticut pays Charter Communications, Inc. the most — $105K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Software Testers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $120K annually. Project Management Certificate Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $115K per year. Charter Communications, Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at $80K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Network Management / Administration in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $103K per year. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to an eighth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Cisco Networking, Project Management, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A little more than half of workers do get paid time off for vacation, but only 42 percent get paid sick time. At Charter Communications, Inc., most respondents have health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage. Charter Communications, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.