Operations Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $113K annually; Project Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $85K, while Senior Technical Writers and Mechanical Engineers rank near the top as well (about $83K and $81K, respectively). Project Coordinators at Oceaneering International, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $59K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K per year) can be spotted in Hanover, Md.; Chesapeake, Va. (around $85K), Orlando, Fla. (approximately $84K), and Baltimore, Md. (about $79K) are the next top-paying cities. At $40K, Morgan City, La. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Virginia pays Oceaneering International, Inc. the most — $97K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $79K per year. The largest fraction of Oceaneering International, Inc. people (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $70K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
DAWIA Level I Contractings receive bigger paychecks (approximately $115K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $96K annually. Oceaneering International, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) are also well compensated, earning about $130K on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Budget Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $100K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Oceaneering International, Inc. is Project Management; roughly one in four of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and SolidWorks.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 42 percent receiving paid vacation and one-half of respondents receiving paid sick days. Most survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and a large number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.