Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $61K per year. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $49K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Public Relations Managers, Human Resources Managers, Senior Merchandise Planners, and Account Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $72K per year, the other salaries come in at about $63K, around $58K, and $46K, respectively. Sales Associates at Neiman Marcus Group Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $41K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($68K annually) can be spotted in Irving, Texas; the company's headquarter city of Dallas, Texas ($64K), Longview, Texas (around $63K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($54K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in New York, N.Y.; in fact, at about $38K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $63K per year) in Texas.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn about $135K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Neiman Marcus Group Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in around $67K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $89K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-sixth of Neiman Marcus Group Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Merchandising, Microsoft Office, and Marketing Communications as well.
Benefits and Perks
A fifth of survey participants — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A strong majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. At Neiman Marcus Group Inc., a large number of employees have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.