Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $60K. Overall, the greater share of OtterBox folks have one to four years of experience and earn around $45K per year.
Residents of San Diego pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $71K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Fort Collins (approximately $57K) and Denver (about $47K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $71K per year) in California.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Industrial Designers, Mechanical Engineers, Sales Operations Specialists, and Package Designers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $58K, the other salaries come in at approximately $56K, about $45K, and around $41K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach $63K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at OtterBox have a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing, earning $103K annually.
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. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. SolidWorks, Project Management, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, nearly all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For almost all workers, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, free drinks, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.