When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Springfield, Va. ($118K), Charlottesville, Va. (about $96K), and Houston, Texas (approximately $70K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($41K) in Binghamton, N.Y., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of District of Columbia; salaries there average to around $135K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $42K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ensco, Inc. employees (32 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $69K annually on average.
Senior Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $83K per year; Paralegals come in second with median earnings amounting to $68K, and Associate Software Engineers rank near the top as well ($46K).
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make around $200K annually. Ensco, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in about $67K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $135K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is C; one-sixth deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are SQL, Linux, and Java.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only a quarter of employees. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Ensco, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most survey participants participate. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of survey participants, and almost all employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include a company cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.