The highest paychecks go to Directors of Operations, who earn an average around $85K annually, closely trailed by VPs of Sales & Marketing ($82K), Market Research Analysts ($53K), and Communications Specialists (approximately $31K).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $32K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $48K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of The Better Business Bureau folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $39K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($53K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Denver, Colo. (approximately $52K), Fort Collins, Colo. (about $37K), and Fort Worth, Texas ($31K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $31K) is Dayton, Ohio. By state, The Better Business Bureau employees make the most in Virginia, earning $74K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
The Better Business Bureau compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at about $33K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Market Research; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $52K per year. Marketing Communications is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in four of The Better Business Bureau's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Media / Public Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 42 percent receiving paid vacation and one in five workers receiving paid sick days. To plan for old age, a fair number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Most survey participants can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.