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Average Salary for OtterBox Employees

Operating out of Fort Collins, CO, consumer products & services company OtterBox employs talent in positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Sales Operations Specialist. A typical OtterBox employee can expect to make $48K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for OtterBox workers, followed by your city and what you do at the company. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: OtterBox
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$44,977 - $92,476  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$43,511 - $89,245  
Bonus$439.02 - $8,459  
Profit Disbursement$647 - $11,700  
Total Pay$44,977 - $92,476  
[+]Administrative Assistant (5)
$26,087 - $54,763  
[+]Administrative Assistant (5)
Profit Disbursement$314.62 - $5,122  
Total Pay$26,087 - $54,763  
[+]Sales Operations Specialist (5)
$35,505 - $65,078  
[+]Sales Operations Specialist (5)
Salary$34,037 - $60,375  
Total Pay$35,505 - $65,078  
[+]Accounting Specialist (4)
$36,177 - $57,742  
[+]Accounting Specialist (4)
Total Pay$36,177 - $57,742  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns about $60K. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (38 percent) have a tenure of one to four years and bring home $45K annually.


Residents of San Diego pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $71K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Fort Collins (around $57K) and Denver ($47K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays OtterBox the most — approximately $71K annually on average.


Earning around $58K on average, Senior Industrial Designers receive the most money, followed by Mechanical Engineers ($56K), Sales Operations Specialists ($45K), and Package Designers (approximately $41K).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Green Belts receive bigger paychecks (about $63K) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing; OtterBox awards $103K to these degree-holders.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Financial Reporting; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $95K. One of the more prevalent skills at OtterBox is Microsoft Excel, with slightly less than a fourth considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with SolidWorks, Project Management, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that OtterBox sponsors. For almost all workers, benefits include health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage, too. OtterBox folks also make good use of a casual working environment, free drinks, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Typical Benefits
Vacation Weeks
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Gender Breakdown
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Popular Perks
401(k), Casual Dress/Atmosphere, Paid Holidays / Vacation
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Key Stats



53 %

female alumni


47 %

male alumni
$33,971 - $75,284
$46,109 - $95,330

Years of Experience

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Job Satisfaction

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based on 25 votes.

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