When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($104K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Milwaukee, Wisc. (approximately $85K), Duncan, S.C. ($76K), and Charlotte, N.C. (around $76K) are the next top-paying cities. Racine, Wisc. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $61K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is $104K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $74K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $64K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $72K annually.
Research Scientists earn the highest median pay at around $75K per year, followed by Information Technology Project Managers (about $72K) and Microbiologists ($58K).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $117K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $72K per year. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance make the most here, hauling in $146K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Process Improvement; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $134K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the Sealed Air Corporation workforce; roughly a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Project.
Benefits and Perks
One in three survey participants have paid vacation, and only about one in four survey participants can take paid time off for illness. To plan for old age, nearly all employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Sealed Air Corporation provides health insurance to almost all employees, and almost all respondents do receive dental coverage. Sealed Air Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.