National Account Executives represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $108K per year — though Continuous Improvement Managers, District Sales Managers, and Operations Managers also do fairly well at $106K, $52K, and about $47K, respectively. Account Managers at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($37K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $59K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $48K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. employees (33 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $66K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($77K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Dallas, Texas (around $73K), the company's headquarter city of Plano, Texas (approximately $73K), and Louisville, Ky. ($56K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Tampa, Fla.; in fact, at $40K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. the most — about $71K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Lean Six Sigma Certifications, who make approximately $98K per year. Certified Fraud Examiners also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $89K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. awards $85K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Account Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $95K per year. A garden variety skill at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. is Microsoft Excel; one in four of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and People Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
One in three survey participants have paid vacation, and only about a sixth of employees can take paid time off for illness. A large number of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. sponsors. Almost all workers have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.