When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $115K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; New York, N.Y. ($107K), Syracuse, N.Y. ($83K), and Brownsville, Wisc. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $45K, Fond Du Lac, Wisc. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Illinois take home the most — approximately $115K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Field Engineers, Construction Project Managers, Construction Estimators, and Staff Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $79K per year, the other salaries come in at about $74K, around $74K, and approximately $53K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Michels Corporation are Application Developers — the median salary for this role approaches $39K.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $80K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Michels Corporation employees (52 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $55K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $92K annually for First Aid Administrators, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to approximately $90K per year for accredited OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders. Michels Corporation compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $68K annually.
When it comes to skills, Microsoft Word seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $80K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Construction Estimating.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Michels Corporation folks also make good use of a company cell phone, company car / automobile, laptop / notebook computer, credit card / expense account, and life insurance.