Earning $145K per year on average, Senior Product Management Directors receive the most money, followed by Sales Engineers ($119K), Product Managers (approximately $89K), and Proposal Managers (about $76K). Network Operations Center Technicians make an average $60K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $120K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Denver, Colo. (approximately $89K), Mclean, Va. ($81K), and Tulsa, Okla. (about $76K) are the next top-paying cities. Phoenix, Ariz. is near the bottom for pay at around $58K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $95K per year.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $73K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $59K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Level (3) Communications employees (34 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $78K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts receive bigger paychecks (around $80K per year) than those without credentials. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $73K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Level (3) Communications pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — $115K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $74K per year. A common skill in Level (3) Communications' work force is Microsoft Excel; nearly one in six of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Customer Relationship Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and gym membership.