Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Vice Presidents of Operations, General Manager VPs, Operations Managers, and Laboratory Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $207K annually, the other salaries come in at about $200K, $95K, and $76K, respectively. Financial compensation for Customer Service Representatives is rather low — on average only approximately $45K — relative to the rest of the company.
High paychecks are not found in Rutherford, N.J.; in fact, at $51K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $153K per year) in California.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $81K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $50K per year. The largest fraction of SGS North America, Inc. people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $84K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $150K per year. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $79K annually on average. At SGS North America, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Computer Science (MCS) receive the highest salaries at about $150K.
Employees who count Leadership among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $201K per year. Operations Management is a popular skill in the SGS North America, Inc. workforce; nearly one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Customer Relations, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at SGS North America, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; a quarter of survey participants get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. A strong majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that SGS North America, Inc. sponsors. At SGS North America, Inc., a solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).