When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $122K annually) can be spotted in Morristown; Los Angeles ($100K), Chicago (around $90K), and the company's headquarter city of Hackettstown ($84K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is West Chester at $53K. Mars, Inc. workers in New Jersey earn the most — about $86K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $76K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns approximately $66K annually.
The highest paychecks go to National Account Managers, who earn $85K, closely trailed by Financial Analysis Managers ($84K), Market Research Managers (around $79K), and Operations Managers (about $75K). Earning only $68K, Master Schedulers make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $93K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Public Accountants with credentials; these people typically earn $86K per year. Those with a Master of Science (MS), Food Science & Technology at Mars, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach around $93K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Account Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $93K. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, close to a sixth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Financial Analysis, Process Improvement, and Market Research.
Benefits and Perks
Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all employees have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all workers also include dental insurance. Mars, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.