The highest average salaries go to Senior Mechanical Engineers, who bring in close to approximately $110K annually, though Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at about $59K along with Senior Industrial Designers ($58K) and Sales Operations Specialists ($45K).
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $60K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of OtterBox employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $46K annually on average.
Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $92K per year; other top-paying cities include San Diego, Calif. (about $77K) and the company's headquarter city of Fort Collins, Colo. (around $60K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $77K annually) in California.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach $55K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At OtterBox, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Business & Marketing receive the highest salaries at $103K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Product Marketing; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $99K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; around one in four of OtterBox's people use it regularly. SolidWorks, Project Management, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of survey participants save for retirement through OtterBox's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all employees and dental coverage for a large number of workers. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.