Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $82K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $68K annually on average. The largest fraction of Nalco Chemical Co people (26 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $77K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $96K annually) can be spotted in Baton Rouge, La.; Houston, Texas ($89K), Naperville, Ill. (around $84K), and Sugar Land, Texas ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $72K, Midland, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Louisiana, where they average to $86K per year.
Account Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $83K annually — though Chemical Engineers, Territory Sales Representatives, and Sales Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $76K, $74K, and around $73K, respectively. Earning only $68K on average, Account Representatives make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $102K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Engineer in Training is rewarded with median pay of about $76K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $75K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Business Development in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $100K annually. Chemical Process Engineering is a popular skill among Nalco Chemical Co workers, with about a fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Account Management, Technical Sales, and Customer Relationship Management.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Perks also include company car / automobile, a company cell phone, stock options, life insurance, and gym membership.