Earning $145K per year on average, Senior Product Management Directors receive the most money, followed by Sales Engineers (around $117K), Senior Marketing Managers ($100K), and Account Directors (about $80K). Earning only approximately $66K on average, Account Managers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($117K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Los Angeles, Calif. (about $109K), Tulsa, Okla. (around $97K), and Denver, Colo. ($92K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $58K) is Phoenix, Ariz. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Level (3) Communications employee makes approximately $100K per year.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Level (3) Communications for between five and 10 years earn $74K annually on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $59K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $87K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Cisco Certified Network Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $120K per year. Certified Information Systems Security Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $99K annually. Level (3) Communications provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) — these employees rake in $128K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Cisco Networking; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $85K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Level (3) Communications is Microsoft Excel, with roughly one in seven considering it a key competency. Project Management, Data Analysis, and Customer Relationship Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Most workers save for retirement through Level (3) Communications' 401(k) plan. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. Level (3) Communications also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and gym membership.