When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($62K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Arlington, Va. ($56K), Des Moines, Iowa ($56K), and Washington, DC (about $55K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $26K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $73K per year) in California.
The highest paychecks go to Market Research Analysts, who earn an average about $54K annually, closely trailed by Directors of Human Resources ($52K), Mediators (approximately $50K), and Inside Sales Representatives (around $26K).
Years of Experience
Average pay is $54K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of The Better Business Bureau folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $34K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Mediation Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $50K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at The Better Business Bureau — these employees make the most at $88K annually.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $56K per year. A common skill in The Better Business Bureau's work force is Marketing Communications; just under one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Media / Public Relations, Customer Service, and Inside Sales.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one-half of survey participants receiving paid vacation and a third of workers receiving paid sick days. The larger part of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for a majority of respondents. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and savings incentive match plan for employee (simple).