When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $67K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Denver, Colo. (approximately $62K), Des Moines, Iowa ($56K), and Washington, DC (about $55K) are the next top-paying cities. At $26K, Chicago, Ill. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to $67K per year.
Earning $54K annually on average, Market Research Analysts receive the most money, followed by Directors of Human Resources (around $52K), Mediators ($50K), and Business Development Executives ($49K). Inside Sales Representatives at The Better Business Bureau do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $26K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $50K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $34K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Mediation Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $50K per year. The Better Business Bureau compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $88K annually.
Employees who count Media / Public Relations among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $48K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Marketing Communications; approximately one in six consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Social Media Marketing as well.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants save for retirement through The Better Business Bureau's 401(k) plan. Although the firm compensates more than half of workers for vacation days, it only pays 35 percent for sick time. Most employees receive health insurance, and the larger part of workers get dental coverage. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.