When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($98K), Weston, Mass. (about $85K), and Boston, Mass. (approximately $85K) are the next top-paying cities. At $36K, Milwaukee, Wisc. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Monster.Com workers in New York earn the most — around $120K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $81K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $67K annually. Overall, the greater share of Monster.Com folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $92K per year.
Product Marketing Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $97K annually on average; Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $90K, followed by Associate Product Managers earning $83K and Senior Sales Operations Analysts making approximately $82K. Among the lower-paid positions at Monster.Com are Accountants — the median salary for this role approaches $50K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach $118K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Cisco Certified Network Associates with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $53K annually. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at Monster.Com — these employees make the most at about $85K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Contract Negotiation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $125K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-fourth of Monster.Com's people use it regularly. Data Analysis, Account Management, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of survey participants save for retirement through Monster.Com's 401(k) plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a casual working environment, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.