When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $101K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Portland, Maine ($84K), New York, N.Y. (around $68K), and Syracuse, N.Y. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. At $49K, Houston, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across TRC Solutions, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Maine earn the most, taking home about $71K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $76K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $55K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Environmental Geologists, who earn an average about $65K per year, closely trailed by Electrical Engineers ($61K), Transmission-Line Engineers ($58K), and Engineering Project Managers ($55K). With salaries averaging $47K, Civil Engineers are among the lowest paid at TRC Solutions, Inc.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $77K annually for Certified Energy Managers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Professional Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $64K per year. The best paid folks at TRC Solutions, Inc. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $77K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft Word; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $68K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill among TRC Solutions, Inc. workers, with nearly two in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Most workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most respondents receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.