Directors of Engineering earn the highest median pay at $147K annually, followed by Finance Directors (around $138K), Marketing Directors (approximately $103K), and Technical Directors ($94K). Film & TV Producers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $50K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $60K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $82K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $125K per year) can be spotted in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Dallas, Texas ($105K), New York, N.Y. ($95K), and Los Angeles, Calif. (about $93K) are the next top-paying cities. At $60K, Stamford, Conn. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. NBC workers in New Jersey earn the most — approximately $128K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach $189K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding salaries and education, NBC pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) the most — around $113K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $116K annually. A garden variety skill at NBC is Project Management; nearly one in four of NBC's people use it regularly. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, and Editing are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only a quarter of employees. A fair number of workers participate in a 401(k) program. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and gym membership.