Strategic Account Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $117K annually; Procurement Specialists, Product Development Scientists, and Production Supervisors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $65K, $64K, and around $64K, respectively. Training Coordinators make an average about $50K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Burlington, Mass. (about $75K), Burlington, Vt. (approximately $65K), and the company's headquarter city of Waterbury, Vt. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. At $53K, Williston, Vt. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. the most — $75K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $75K per year. The largest slice of the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. workforce (43 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $59K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $84K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $70K on average. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in around $80K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Lean Manufacturing; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $70K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all respondents participate in a 401(k) program. For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.