National Account Executives are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $104K annually; Regional Sales Managers, Category Managers, and Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $100K, $96K, and around $56K, respectively. On the lower end are Account Managers at $35K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $84K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Los Angeles, Calif. ($74K), the company's headquarter city of Plano, Texas ($74K), and Houston, Texas (around $63K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Irving, Texas — at about $42K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. pays its Ohio employees the most; the pay rate there is $115K annually.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $57K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $44K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $59K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Fraud Examiner certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $89K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $59K per year. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business & Marketing make the most here, hauling in $99K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Training; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $93K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Account Sales; close to one-sixth consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Strategic Sales, Sales Management, and Account Management.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; a third of respondents get paid vacation days, and 19 percent receive paid sick leave. A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for most respondents. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, company car / automobile, and a casual working environment.