Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $67K annually. The greater proportion of employees (42 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $57K per year.
Residents of Chicago, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $111K annually; other top-paying cities include Lake Forest, Calif. ($75K) and Elgin, Ill. (around $58K). By state, Hexagon Metrology, Inc. pays its Utah employees the most; the pay rate there is about $100K per year.
Applications Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $69K annually — though Field Service Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $55K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); Hexagon Metrology, Inc. awards $82K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Strategic Marketing among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $120K annually. Customer Service is a popular skill among Hexagon Metrology, Inc. workers, with between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting, and Computer Aided Design.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. Nearly all respondents report having health insurance, and almost all workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, car allowences/expenses/mileage reimbursement, and life insurance.