Average Salary for Sealed Air Corporation Employees

Elmwood Park, N.J.-based Sealed Air Corporation hires for positions ranging from Information Technology Project Manager to Microbiologist in the packaging paper and plastics film. A salary of $74K per year is the median rate at Sealed Air Corporation. At Sealed Air Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and your job title each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Sealed Air Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Sealed Air Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (4)
$58,091 - $115,455  
[-]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (4)
Salary$54,092 - $96,932  
Bonus$1,336 - $12,990  
Profit Disbursement$1,215 - $8,120  
Total Pay$58,091 - $115,455  
[+]Microbiologist (2)
$34,139 - $69,658  
[+]Microbiologist (2)
Salary$34,955 - $64,754  
Bonus$430.16 - $5,381  
Total Pay$34,139 - $69,658  
[+]Research Scientist (2)
$47,544 - $98,522  
[+]Research Scientist (2)
Salary$48,014 - $95,566  
Total Pay$47,544 - $98,522  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (2)
$25,606 - $52,967  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (2)
Total Pay$25,606 - $52,967  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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About This Company

200 Riverfront Blvd
Elmwood Park, New Jersey 07407


Packaging Paper and Plastics Film, Coated and Laminated, Coated and Laminated Paper, NEC, Plastics, Foil, and Coated Paper Bags, Uncoated Paper and Multiwall Bag Manufacturing, Die-Cut Paper and Paperboard and Cardboard, Sanitary Paper Products, Envelope Manufacturing, Stationery, Tablet, and Related Product Manufacturing, Converted Paper and Paperboard Products, NEC

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $72K annually. Average pay is $74K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Sealed Air Corporation people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $70K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $104K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Milwaukee, Wisc. ($85K), Duncan, S.C. (around $76K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $61K) in Racine, Wisc., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Georgia, where the average Sealed Air Corporation employee makes $104K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Research Scientists, Information Technology Project Managers, and Microbiologists; while the first receives the highest median pay at $75K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $72K and about $58K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Green Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $117K annually. On average, salaries rise to $72K per year for accredited Project Management Professionals. Sealed Air Corporation compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance-holders the most at $146K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Process Improvement among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $134K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among Sealed Air Corporation workers, with just under one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Project.

Benefits and Perks

Just 31 percent receive paid time off. To plan for old age, the vast majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all survey participants receive health insurance, and almost all employees get dental coverage. Sealed Air Corporation folks also make good use of a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Sealed Air Corporation


32 %
68 %
$47,383 - $87,671
$49,579 - $85,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
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