Information Technology Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $102K per year — though Senior Financial Analysts, Operations Supervisors, and Network Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $80K, around $75K, and about $71K, respectively. Sales Account Managers make an average $46K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga.; Las Vegas, Nev. ($85K), Wichita, Kan. (about $85K), and Omaha, Neb. (approximately $72K) are the next top-paying cities. At $49K, Baton Rouge, La. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Georgia; salaries there average to $92K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $69K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $65K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $87K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals earn $158K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $110K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. Cox Communications, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) are also well compensated, earning around $188K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $92K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Cox Communications, Inc. is Microsoft Excel; one-tenth of employees use it for work. Many workers are also familiar with Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Cox Communications, Inc. provides health insurance to most respondents, and most employees do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.