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Average Salary for OtterBox Employees

Fort Collins, CO-based OtterBox hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Sales Operations Specialist in the consumer products & services. The median salary at OtterBox is $57K per year. Though your experience level and geography do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at OtterBox. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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OtterBox typically pays:
below market
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Employer: OtterBox
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Mechanical Engineer (6)
$44,530 - $94,792  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (6)
Salary$44,074 - $90,846  
Bonus$517 - $9,176  
Profit Disbursement$640 - $13,277  
Total Pay$44,530 - $94,792  
[+]Sales Operations Specialist (5)
$36,976 - $64,738  
[+]Sales Operations Specialist (5)
Salary$36,462 - $59,279  
Total Pay$36,976 - $64,738  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$30,044 - $49,988  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Profit Disbursement$315.37 - $5,306  
Total Pay$30,044 - $49,988  
[+]Accounting Specialist (4)
$36,047 - $57,245  
[+]Accounting Specialist (4)
Total Pay$36,047 - $57,245  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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Fort Collins, CO 


Consumer Products & Services

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Mechanical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Senior Industrial Designers, and Sales Operations Specialists; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $110K annually, the other salaries come in at $58K, $58K, and around $45K, respectively.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $61K per year. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $46K annually.


Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $92K per year; other top-paying cities include San Diego, Calif. (approximately $77K) and the company's headquarter city of Fort Collins, Colo. ($61K). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $77K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Green Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $55K per year. OtterBox provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing — these employees rake in about $103K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Product Marketing among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $99K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; about a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. SolidWorks, Project Management, and Engineering Design round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of employees, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Key Stats for OtterBox


49 %
51 %
$36,981 - $78,418
$46,465 - $110,001
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
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