When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($138K per year) can be spotted in Norfolk, Va.; Hanover, Md. (about $90K), Orlando, Fla. (around $84K), and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Morgan City, La. is near the bottom for pay at $40K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Virginia, where they average to approximately $100K annually.
Project Management Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $113K per year; Project Managers, Mechanical Engineers, and Senior Electrical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $110K, approximately $81K, and around $79K, respectively. Financial compensation for Project Coordinators is rather low — on average only $59K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $78K annually. Overall, the greater share of Oceaneering International, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $71K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $115K annually for DAWIA Level I Contractings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $98K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) at Oceaneering International, Inc. — these employees make the most at about $130K annually.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $110K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; nearly one in three consider it a key competency. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and SolidWorks were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Oceaneering International, Inc. gives paid vacation to two-fifths of employees and paid sick leave to half of respondents. A large number of workers save for retirement through Oceaneering International, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.