When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $101K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga.; Las Vegas, Nev. (approximately $89K), San Diego, Calif. ($85K), and Omaha, Neb. ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Oklahoma City, Okla. ranks low on the pay scale — at $48K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — around $101K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Product Managers — their earnings average about $108K annually. Finance Managers are a close second at $105K along with Senior Systems Administrators ($105K) and Information Technology Managers (approximately $95K). Near the bottom at Cox Communications, Inc. are Marketing Analysts, pulling in an average of just $56K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $67K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $58K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $102K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ITIL Leaders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $131K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials; these people earn around $122K per year on average. Those with a bachelor's degree in technology at Cox Communications, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $129K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Linux among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $104K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Cox Communications, Inc. workforce; roughly a sixth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all employees have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. Cox Communications, Inc. folks also make good use of a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.