Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $62K annually on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $60K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Macaulay-Brown, Inc. employees (26 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn approximately $116K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($103K per year) can be spotted in Dayton, Ohio; San Antonio, Texas (around $98K), Huntsville, Ala. ($95K), and Alexandria, Va. (about $88K) are the next top-paying cities. Albuquerque, N.M. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $46K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Alabama, where the average salary is $95K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Systems Engineers, who bring in close to $95K per year, though Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at $88K along with Electrical Engineers (around $73K) and Intelligence Analysts (approximately $65K). With salaries averaging $46K, Technical Editors are among the lowest paid at Macaulay-Brown, Inc.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Information Systems Security Professionals, who make $134K annually. Earning a Red Hat Certified System Administrator certification garners significant financial rewards of around $95K per year on average. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Macaulay-Brown, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $108K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $130K per year. Geospatial Intelligence is a popular skill among Macaulay-Brown, Inc. workers, with around a sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of employees and dental coverage for a fair number of survey participants. Macaulay-Brown, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and optional telecommute / work from home.