Senior Product Management Directors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $145K annually; Sales Engineers, Account Directors, and Senior Marketing Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $119K, $110K, and about $91K, respectively. Network Operations Center Technicians at Level (3) Communications do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $59K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $58K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $79K annually. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $79K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Boulder, Colo. (approximately $83K), Mclean, Va. ($81K), and Tulsa, Okla. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $59K) is Phoenix, Ariz. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $100K per year) in New York.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $113K annually. Cisco Certified Design Associates also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $102K per year. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in $90K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Sales; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $110K per year. A common skill in Level (3) Communications' work force is Project Management; roughly one in six of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Level (3) Communications provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all employees participate. Almost all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. Some other perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and gym membership.