When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Melbourne, Fla. (approximately $114K), Springfield, Va. ($114K), and Charlottesville, Va. (about $92K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $71K) in Houston, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in District of Columbia take home the most — $135K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $80K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $71K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $118K annually on average.
Geophysicists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $103K per year — though Engineering Project Managers, Human Resources Business Partners, and Software Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $90K, $72K, and around $51K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $90K annually. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Ensco, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $72K per year.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of workers receiving paid vacation and just under one in four workers receiving sick leave. Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and the vast majority of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Ensco, Inc. are a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.