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Average Salary for SGS North America, Inc. Employees

A salary of $66K annually is the going rate at SGS North America, Inc. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for SGS North America, Inc. workers, followed by your city and how long you've been working. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

SGS North America, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: SGS North America, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Director of Operations (3)
$83,129 - $148,936  
[-]Director of Operations (3)
Salary$81,102 - $133,766  
Total Pay$83,129 - $148,936  
[+]Chemist (3)
$42,506 - $89,094  
[+]Chemist (3)
Total Pay$42,506 - $89,094  
[+]Staff Engineer (2)
$52,465 - $85,689  
[+]Staff Engineer (2)
Salary$52,867 - $82,968  
Total Pay$52,465 - $85,689  
[+]Technical Operations Manager (2)
$59,853 - $141,349  
[+]Technical Operations Manager (2)
Salary$64,163 - $136,217  
Bonus$746 - $12,031  
Total Pay$59,853 - $141,349  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Technical Operations Managers earn the highest median pay at about $114K, followed by Directors of Operations ($102K), Talent Acquisition Managers ($80K), and Engineering Supervisors (around $73K). Near the bottom at SGS North America, Inc. are Research Scientists, pulling in just approximately $52K.


Median pay is highest in Houston ($92K per year), followed by Sacramento ($89K), Rutherford (around $80K), and The Woodlands (about $68K). Expected earnings are below average ($40K) in Corpus Christi, one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to approximately $93K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $55K. Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is $92K per year. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (36 percent) have worked in their field for 10-19 years and now make approximately $96K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $72K for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at SGS North America, Inc. — these employees make the most at $120K per year.


When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $118K. A common skill in SGS North America, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; roughly a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of workers receive paid vacation, and only a fifth of workers get sick leave. A strong majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most workers report having health insurance, and a fair portion of workers report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

35 %
65 %
$21,409 - $110,000
$43,631 - $100,223
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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