When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Mclean, Va. (about $89K), Boston, Mass. (around $86K), and Weston, Mass. ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Milwaukee, Wisc. at $36K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $116K annually) in Illinois.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $79K per year on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $79K annually. The largest fraction of Monster.Com people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $80K per year on average.
Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $90K annually on average; Associate Product Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $83K, followed by Business Operations Analysts earning $74K and Account Managers making around $57K. Financial compensation for Recruitment Consultants is rather low — on average only approximately $47K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $118K per year. Becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $97K on average. Monster.Com provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in $86K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Market Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $84K per year. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Account Management, Data Analysis, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most employees can count on health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Monster.Com employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a company cell phone.