Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $75K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $62K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Mckinney, Texas ($99K), Minneapolis, Minn. ($88K), and Tulsa, Okla. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Boulder, Colo. — at $59K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Minnesota pays Emerson Process Management the most — about $84K per year on average.
Product Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $101K annually — though Senior Systems Engineers, Control Systems Engineers, and Business Systems Analysts also do fairly well at $100K, approximately $83K, and $79K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Emerson Process Management are Software Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches about $60K.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn around $142K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $101K on average. Those with an Associate's Degree at Emerson Process Management come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $107K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Product Development in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $102K per year. Engineering Design also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to an eighth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
43 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in four respondents can take paid time off for illness. Emerson Process Management sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of employees use this option to save for their retirement. For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.