Technical Operations Managers earn the highest median pay at around $114K per year, followed by Talent Acquisition Managers (about $80K), Engineering Supervisors ($73K), and Staff Engineers ($68K). On the lower end are Research Scientists at approximately $52K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Rutherford, N.J. ($78K), Aurora, Colo. (about $68K), and Fairfield, N.J. (around $62K) are the next top-paying cities. At $40K, Corpus Christi, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, California offers the highest pay at $94K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $90K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $62K per year. Overall, the greater share of SGS North America, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $92K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
SGS North America, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in $130K 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 $140K annually. A garden variety skill at SGS North America, Inc. is Project Management; over a third of SGS North America, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Office, and Research Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A solid majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of workers also include dental insurance. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.