Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $46K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $62K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $67K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Civil Engineers, who earn an average around $79K annually, closely trailed by Human Resources Supervisors ($62K), Staff Analysts ($59K), and Administrative Specialists ($47K). Near the bottom at City of Houston, Texas are Environmental Specialists, pulling in an average of just $38K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers receive bigger paychecks (around $98K per year) than those without credentials. Human Resources Concepts Certificate Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $53K annually. At City of Houston, Texas, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $94K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $94K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; over a third deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
A third of respondents — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. City of Houston, Texas workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance and a company cell phone.