Technical Operations Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $114K; Directors of Operations come in second with typical earnings amounting to $102K, while Talent Acquisition Managers and Engineering Supervisors rank near the top as well ($80K and approximately $73K, respectively). Financial compensation for Research Scientists is rather low — only $52K — relative to the rest of the company.
Median pay is highest in Houston (about $96K per year), followed by Sacramento ($89K), Rutherford (about $80K), and The Woodlands (approximately $68K). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $40K) is Corpus Christi. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays SGS North America, Inc. the most — $91K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $93K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $55K. The largest slice of the SGS North America, Inc. workforce (36 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns approximately $96K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $72K. Regarding salaries and education, SGS North America, Inc. pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — about $120K.
Skill-wise, employees who report Operations Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $118K on average. A relatively widespread skill at SGS North America, Inc. is Project Management; nearly one in three of employees use it for work. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of workers save for retirement through SGS North America, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Although the firm compensates a little more than half of workers for vacation days, it only pays 22 percent for sick time. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a fair portion of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.