The highest paychecks go to Senior Vice Presidents of Operations, who earn an average $207K annually, closely trailed by Operations Managers ($95K), Laboratory Managers (about $66K), and Research Scientists (around $52K). Financial compensation for Office Managers is rather low — on average only $50K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $95K per year) can be spotted in Sacramento, Calif.; Houston, Texas ($84K), Bartlesville, Okla. ($63K), and Fairfield, N.J. (around $62K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Corpus Christi, Texas at $40K. Within the firm, employees working in Michigan take home the most — about $109K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $45K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $82K annually on average. The largest slice of the SGS North America, Inc. workforce (33 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $72K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters receive bigger paychecks ($150K annually) than those without credentials. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at SGS North America, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $109K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $119K annually. A common skill in SGS North America, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; approximately one-fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at SGS North America, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; one in three workers get paid vacation days, and 19 percent receive paid sick leave. A solid majority of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. SGS North America, Inc. provides health insurance to a solid majority of workers, and a strong majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.