Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $62K annually. The largest slice of the Gensler workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $48K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Interior Designers, Project Architects, Architectural Job Captains, and Interior Designers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $80K annually, the other salaries come in at about $74K, $63K, and around $53K, respectively. Earning only approximately $46K on average, Marketing Coordinators make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($70K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (around $67K), Denver, Colo. ($63K), and Los Angeles, Calif. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $54K) is Houston, Texas. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $75K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $83K per year. On average, salaries rise to approximately $81K annually for accredited LEED Accredited Professionals. Gensler provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in about $77K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $76K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Autodesk Revit Architecture; more than two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Design.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 36 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in eight workers receiving sick leave. A majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Gensler sponsors. Almost all employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.