When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($163K annually) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Chicago, Ill. (around $90K), Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $85K), and Franklin, Tenn. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. West Chester, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $42K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $100K per year) in New York.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $82K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $67K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $105K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Research & Development Managers, Quality Managers, Associate Brand Managers, and Operations Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $118K per year, the other salaries come in at around $105K, approximately $104K, and $90K, respectively. Territory Sales Representatives at Mars, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($65K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Business Certificate Holders, who make around $118K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to SHRM Senior Certified Professionals with credentials; these people earn $110K per year on average. Mars, Inc. compensates Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Project Management-holders the most at about $167K annually.
When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $105K per year. A garden variety skill at Mars, Inc. is Data Analysis; a little less than one-fifth of Mars, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Regulatory Compliance.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Mars, Inc., a fair number of survey participants have health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.