Years of Experience
Average pay is about $75K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $74K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $89K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K annually) can be spotted in Valdosta, Ga.; Cockeysville, Md. (approximately $83K), Jacksonville, Fla. ($79K), and the company's headquarter city of Valdese, N.C. (around $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — $95K per year on average.
Earning approximately $90K annually on average, Senior Systems Engineers receive the most money, followed by Information Technology Managers (about $79K per year).
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $98K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $80K per year. Saft America, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) — these employees rake in approximately $82K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $109K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the Saft America, Inc. workforce; one-third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, and Project Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
As for time away from work, Saft America, Inc. does compensate over one-half of workers for vacation days, but only about 23 percent can take paid time off due to illness. A large number of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Saft America, Inc. sponsors. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.