Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $50K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $51K annually on average. The largest fraction of Suddenlink Communications people (38 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $57K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $70K annually) can be spotted in Muskogee, Okla.; the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo. ($69K), Lubbock, Texas ($63K), and Tyler, Texas ($54K) are the next top-paying cities. Greenville, N.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at $35K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Missouri take home the most — $69K per year on average.
The highest average salaries go to Business Operations Managers, who bring in close to approximately $57K annually, though Operations Supervisors are not far behind at around $55K along with Inside Sales Managers (about $55K) and Business Analysts ($50K). Financial compensation for Sales Supervisors is rather low — on average only around $50K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
CompTIA Network+ Experts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $58K per year. The best paid folks at Suddenlink Communications have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $57K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $64K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, just over a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Budget Management, and Switching and Routing.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Suddenlink Communications gives paid vacation days to half of survey participants and sick leave to 36 percent. A large number of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The vast majority of employees receive health insurance, and almost all employees get dental coverage. Suddenlink Communications also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and company car / automobile.