When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K annually) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; New York, N.Y. (about $100K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($78K), and El Segundo, Calif. (around $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Missoula, Mont. ranks low on the pay scale — at $46K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Pennsylvania pays DIRECTV, LLC. the most — approximately $200K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Principal Software Engineers — their earnings average $115K annually. Senior Business Analysts are a close second at approximately $86K along with Software Engineers (around $72K) and Satellite Antenna Installers ($55K). Financial compensation for Customer Service Team Leaders is rather low — on average only about $45K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $57K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of DIRECTV, LLC. employees (35 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $66K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Certificate Holders receive bigger paychecks ($119K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified ScrumMaster can certainly pay off here; those folks make $108K on average. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at DIRECTV, LLC. — these employees make the most at $118K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Business Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $90K per year. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to a seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, Project Management, and SQL were also reported by many survey participants.
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. DIRECTV, LLC. provides health insurance to a fair number of respondents, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. DIRECTV, LLC. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, free cable/satellite tv, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.