When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $163K annually) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($101K), Mount Arlington, N.J. (approximately $83K), and Chicago, Ill. ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Nashville, Tenn. at $55K. Mars, Inc. workers in Florida earn the most — around $134K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Research & Development Managers — their earnings average about $118K annually. Financial Analysis Managers are a close second at $84K along with Market Research Managers ($79K) and Account Managers (approximately $67K). With salaries averaging around $60K, Business Analysts are among the lowest paid at Mars, Inc.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $68K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Mars, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $75K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $82K per year for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Public Accountants also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $81K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Mars, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — approximately $62K.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $92K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Mars, Inc. is Data Analysis, with about a seventh considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Regulatory Compliance.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Mars, Inc.; the company rewards only 29 percent with paid vacation time and only 18 percent with sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and a large number of employees report having dental coverage. Mars, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.