The highest paychecks go to Directors of Operations, who earn an average approximately $85K annually, closely trailed by VPs of Sales & Marketing (about $82K), Market Research Analysts ($53K), and Communications Specialists (around $31K).
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $48K per year. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $33K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $53K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Denver, Colo. ($52K), Fort Collins, Colo. ($37K), and Fort Worth, Texas (about $31K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Dayton, Ohio — at $31K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Virginia; salaries there average to around $74K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at The Better Business Bureau — these employees make the most at $31K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Market Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $53K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at The Better Business Bureau is Marketing Communications, with slightly less than a fourth considering it a key competency. Media / Public Relations, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at The Better Business Bureau; the company rewards only half of survey participants with paid vacation time and only one in five survey participants with sick leave. The larger part of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.