Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $62K annually. The largest slice of the Gensler workforce (35 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $47K per year.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Interior Designers — their earnings average $80K annually. Project Architects are a close second at around $76K along with Architectural Job Captains ($63K) and Interior Designers (approximately $52K). With salaries averaging $45K, Marketing Coordinators are among the lowest paid at Gensler.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $70K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. ($69K), Denver, Colo. (around $61K), and Washington, DC ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Houston, Texas — at approximately $47K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — $74K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
LEED Accredited Professionals earn around $75K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Gensler have a Master of Science (MS), earning $79K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $75K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Gensler is Autodesk Revit Architecture, with more than two-fifths considering it a key competency. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Design are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 35 percent receiving paid vacation and one in ten employees receiving paid sick days. The larger part of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Gensler sponsors. The vast majority of employees report having health insurance, and most respondents report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and stock options.