Engineering Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $116K per year — though Finance Managers, Control Systems Engineers, and Software Engineers also do fairly well at $99K, about $75K, and around $69K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Emerson Process Management are Executive Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $51K.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $78K annually. The largest fraction of Emerson Process Management people (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $63K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($101K annually) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; Austin, Texas ($88K), Pittsburgh, Pa. (approximately $80K), and Boulder, Colo. (about $72K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $65K) is Louisville, Ky. Emerson Process Management workers in Minnesota earn the most — $96K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $103K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of approximately $100K per year. Emerson Process Management compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at $100K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $91K per year. A common skill in Emerson Process Management's work force is Microsoft Office; slightly less than one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Financial Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Emerson Process Management; the company rewards only half of respondents with paid vacation time and only one in three respondents with sick leave. A strong majority of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all survey participants, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and gym membership.