The highest paychecks go to Security Analysts, who earn approximately $75K annually on average, closely trailed by Budget Analysts ($50K) and Sales Consultants (about $30K).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $65K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $51K annually on average.
By state, Washington offers the highest pay at $63K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Human Resources Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $80K annually. On average, salaries rise to approximately $75K per year for accredited CompTIA Network+ Experts. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Holland America Line awards about $70K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Microsoft Word among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $78K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-seventh of Holland America Line's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Financial Reporting, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Holland America Line gives paid vacation to 38 percent and paid sick leave to 31 percent. A fair number of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of employees also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.