When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($160K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($90K), Boston, Mass. (about $87K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (approximately $82K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Florence, S.C.; in fact, at around $34K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Monster.Com employee makes $160K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $64K per year. Overall, the greater share of Monster.Com folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $67K annually.
Senior Sales Operations Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $120K per year — though Strategic Planning Managers of Marketing, Senior Sales Operations Analysts, and Software Engineers also do fairly well at $97K, approximately $82K, and $72K, respectively. Near the bottom at Monster.Com are Web Content Editors, pulling in an average of just $60K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified ScrumMaster certainly has its perks — salaries approach $104K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding salaries and education, Monster.Com pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — around $120K.
In this position, it pays to have Agile in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $104K per year. A garden variety skill at Monster.Com is Data Analysis; slightly less than a fifth of Monster.Com's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Customer Relationship Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Monster.Com; the company rewards only 38 percent with paid vacation time and only one in four employees with sick leave. Most survey participants save for retirement through Monster.Com's 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and free drinks.