Senior Clinical Consultants are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $111K; IT Senior Project Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $96K, followed by Nurse Practitioners earning about $84K and Senior Business Analysts making $76K. Near the bottom at OptumHealth, Inc. are Quality Managers, pulling in just approximately $53K.
Median pay is highest in Hartford ($119K per year), followed by Irvine (about $91K), Eden Prairie ($90K), and Minneapolis ($82K). Boston is near the bottom for pay at approximately $65K. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at $106K annually.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $62K. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home $75K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Certificate Holders, who make $115K. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $107K annually. The best paid folks at OptumHealth, Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS), earning about $90K per year.
Employees who count Business Intelligence among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $100K. Project Management is regularly seen around here; just over a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Data Analysis, SQL, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
The greater part of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, optional telecommute / work from home, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.