When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K per year) can be spotted in Sacramento, Calif.; Austin, Texas (about $68K), the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass. ($64K), and Princeton, N.J. (around $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Columbus, Ohio — at $45K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Georgia pays Public Consulting Group, Inc. the most — approximately $70K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Consulting Directors, who earn an average $135K per year, closely trailed by Project Analysts (approximately $56K), Business Analysts (around $48K), and Compliance Specialists (about $46K).
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $59K annually. The largest slice of the Public Consulting Group, Inc. workforce (53 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $50K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $135K annually for Certified Information Security Managers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Public Consulting Group, Inc. awards around $82K to these degree-holders.
In this position, it pays to have .NET in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $108K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; roughly a fourth deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Business Analysis, Data Analysis, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
Most survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Public Consulting Group, Inc. provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a company cell phone, gym membership, flexible hours, and flexible spending account (fsa).