Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Project Managers, Senior Financial Analysts, Video Engineers, and Software Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $106K annually, the other salaries come in at approximately $80K, $72K, and around $64K, respectively. Earning only about $57K on average, Data Analysts make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $65K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $67K annually. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $80K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga.; Las Vegas, Nev. (about $73K), Phoenix, Ariz. ($71K), and Wichita, Kan. (around $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $62K) is Chesapeake, Va. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is $93K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $115K annually for Project Management Certificate Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn around $112K per year on average. Cox Communications, Inc. compensates Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS)-holders the most at $100K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $99K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Cox Communications, Inc. is Microsoft Office, with approximately one-tenth considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.