When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($113K annually) can be spotted in Williamsburg, Va.; Norfolk, Va. (around $95K), Orlando, Fla. ($85K), and Hanover, Md. (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $40K) is Morgan City, La. The highest pay by state can be found in Virginia, where salaries average out at approximately $100K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Project Managers, who bring in close to $126K annually, though Operations Managers are not far behind at around $113K along with Mechanical Engineers ($80K) and Senior Electrical Engineers (about $79K). Project Coordinators make an average approximately $54K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $72K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $70K annually. The largest fraction of Oceaneering International, Inc. people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $85K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($118K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a DAWIA Level I Contracting is rewarded with median pay of approximately $115K per year. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Oceaneering International, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $125K annually.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $108K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in three of Oceaneering International, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers usually know SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design as well.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 43 percent. Most workers participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of respondents and dental coverage for a large number of workers. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.