Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $81K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $67K per year. The largest fraction of Monster.Com people (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $92K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $98K), Boston, Mass. ($84K), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Milwaukee, Wisc. at approximately $36K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to about $120K annually.
Product Marketing Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $97K per year — though Strategic Planning Managers of Marketing, Software Engineers, and Associate Product Managers also do fairly well at $97K, around $90K, and $83K, respectively. Sales Compensation Analysts at Monster.Com do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $54K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $118K annually for Certified Public Accountants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Cisco Certified Network Associate is rewarded with median pay of around $53K per year. Monster.Com provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in approximately $85K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Marketing; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $97K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Monster.Com workforce; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Account Management, and Advertising.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Monster.Com provides health insurance to most workers, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, life insurance, gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.