Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $51K. Survey participants who have worked at Sprint Nextel Corporation for between five and ten years earn about $54K on average. The largest fraction of Sprint Nextel Corporation people (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $80K per year.
Median pay is highest in the company's headquarter city of Reston ($102K annually), followed by Kansas City ($90K), Overland Park (approximately $79K), and Orlando (around $77K). Expected earnings are below average ($57K) in Denver, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $90K per year) in Virginia.
Typically, Technical Project Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $82K; Information Technology Project Managers, Program Project Managers, and Business Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $75K, about $67K, and $53K, respectively. Financial compensation for Retail Store Managers is rather low — only around $40K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $118K for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Certificate Holders with credentials; these people typically earn $103K annually. Sprint Nextel Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) — these employees rake in about $100K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $79K. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, roughly one in ten of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
Two-fifths of workers receive paid vacation, and only 31 percent get sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and the greater part of workers use it to save for retirement. A solid majority of workers report having health insurance, and a strong majority of workers report having dental coverage. Sprint Nextel Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.