Earning $168K per year on average, Information Technology Directors receive the most money, followed by Information Security Managers (about $112K), Senior Research Scientists ($108K), and Senior Paralegals (around $60K).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $77K annually. Average pay is $84K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $128K annually on average.
Residents of Racine, Wisc. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $106K per year; other top-paying cities include Chicago, Ill. (approximately $86K) and Bay City, Mich. ($76K). The highest pay by state can be found in Ohio, where salaries average out at about $135K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $112K per year. Earning a Project Management Certificate Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of around $88K annually on average. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in $128K per year.
Employees who count Marketing Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $154K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. workers, with nearly one-fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Product Development, Strategic Planning, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. gives paid vacation days to 45 percent and sick leave to one-seventh of respondents. A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. provides health insurance to a strong majority of respondents, and a solid majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a company cell phone, relocation expenses, flexible hours, and gym membership.