Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $56K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $58K annually. The largest fraction of Sprint Nextel Corporation people (40 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $78K per year on average.
Earning about $92K annually on average, Sales Engineers receive the most money, followed by Technical Project Managers (around $81K), Program Project Managers ($70K), and Radio Frequency Engineers ($69K). On the lower end are Retail Store Managers at $40K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $102K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Reston, Va.; Kansas City, Mo. (around $87K), Chicago, Ill. (about $80K), and Kansas City, Kan. ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($60K) in Denver, Colo., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Sprint Nextel Corporation employees make the most in Virginia, earning about $95K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $118K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Certificate Holders with credentials; these people earn approximately $105K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS); Sprint Nextel Corporation awards $113K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $77K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Sprint Nextel Corporation is Microsoft Excel; nearly one in seven of employees use it for work. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Sprint Nextel Corporation provides health insurance to most employees, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. Sprint Nextel Corporation folks also make good use of a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.