Account Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $105K annually; Senior Mechanical Engineers, Software Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $99K, $77K, and around $74K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Oceaneering International, Inc. are Senior Buyers — the median salary for this role approaches $54K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K per year) can be spotted in Hanover, Md.; Orlando, Fla. ($81K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas (around $74K), and Austin, Texas ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Panama City, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $54K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Maryland, where they average to about $94K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $64K per year. Overall, the greater share of Oceaneering International, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $79K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $103K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a First Aid Administrator can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $90K on average. Oceaneering International, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) — these employees rake in $91K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $85K per year. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and SolidWorks.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only a third of workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Oceaneering International, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for most respondents. Oceaneering International, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.