When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $113K annually) can be spotted in Williamsburg, Va.; Norfolk, Va. ($95K), Orlando, Fla. (about $90K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Morgan City, La. ranks low on the pay scale — at $40K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Oceaneering International, Inc. pays its Virginia employees the most; the pay rate there is $100K per year.
Project Managers earn the highest median pay at $115K annually, followed by Operations Managers (approximately $113K), Mechanical Engineers ($80K), and Senior Electrical Engineers (around $79K). On the lower end are Project Coordinators at $54K on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $70K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $73K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Oceaneering International, Inc. employees (32 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $90K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $118K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a DAWIA Level I Contracting can certainly pay off here; those folks make $115K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE); Oceaneering International, Inc. awards about $130K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Budget Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $109K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Oceaneering International, Inc. is Project Management; close to a third of employees use it for work. Microsoft Office, SolidWorks, and Engineering Design round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 45 percent. Most employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Most respondents can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.