Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $61K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $40K per year.
Earning approximately $69K on average, Construction Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Finance & Administration Managers ($67K), Financial Systems Analysts (about $63K), and Administrative Specialists (around $47K). Financial compensation for Environmental Specialists is rather low — only approximately $38K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $65K for Certified Public Accountants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a LEED Accredited Professional is rewarded at $55K annually. The best paid folks at City of Houston, Texas have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration, earning about $64K per year.
Employees who count Microsoft Word among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $76K. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; close to a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; City of Houston, Texas gives paid vacation days to two-fifths of workers and sick leave to a third of workers. City of Houston, Texas helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For the greater part of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a casual working environment, and public employees pension plan (pepp).