When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($163K annually) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $110K), Chicago, Ill. ($90K), and Franklin, Tenn. (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. West Chester, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $42K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to $94K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Environmental Health & Safety Directors, who earn an average approximately $130K annually, closely trailed by Research & Development Managers (about $118K), Quality Managers ($105K), and Associate Brand Managers (around $104K). Earning only $65K on average, Territory Sales Representatives make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Mars, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $82K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $68K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Mars, Inc. employees (29 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $106K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $118K annually for Business Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. SHRM Senior Certified Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $110K per year. Mars, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Project Management — these employees rake in $167K annually.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $105K per year. A common skill in Mars, Inc.'s work force is Data Analysis; roughly a sixth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Regulatory Compliance.
Benefits and Perks
Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Mars, Inc., including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Mars, Inc. provides health insurance to most survey participants, and a fair number of workers do receive dental coverage. Mars, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.