Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $50K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $52K per year on average. The largest slice of the Suddenlink Communications workforce (37 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $59K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $90K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo.; Muskogee, Okla. ($70K), Lubbock, Texas ($63K), and Tyler, Texas ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of College Station, Texas — at about $41K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Missouri pays Suddenlink Communications the most — $90K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Business Operations Managers, Operations Supervisors, Inside Sales Managers, and Business Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $57K per year, the other salaries come in at around $56K, $55K, and $50K, respectively. Sales Supervisors at Suddenlink Communications do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $50K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Cisco Certified Network Associates receive bigger paychecks (approximately $71K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Comptia A+ Service Technicians with credentials; these people earn around $58K per year on average. At Suddenlink Communications, employees who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Finance receive the highest salaries at $55K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Customer Service; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $65K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Suddenlink Communications is Microsoft Office, with slightly less than one-fifth considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Budget Management.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Suddenlink Communications can sometimes lack paid time off; one-half of respondents get paid vacation days, and 38 percent receive paid sick leave. Most employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for the vast majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, and tuition reimbursement.