Directors of Operations are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $85K per year on average; VPs of Sales & Marketing are next on the list, bringing in close to around $82K, followed by Market Research Analysts earning approximately $53K and Directors of Human Resources making $50K. Near the bottom at The Better Business Bureau are Communications Specialists, pulling in an average of just $31K.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at The Better Business Bureau for between five and 10 years earn about $51K annually on average. The largest slice of the The Better Business Bureau workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $34K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($77K annually) can be spotted in Arlington, Va.; Denver, Colo. ($63K), Chicago, Ill. ($56K), and Washington, DC (about $53K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $31K, Dayton, Ohio is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at around $73K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at The Better Business Bureau — these employees make the most at $65K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be People Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $86K per year. Folks here also tend to know Marketing Communications; on the survey, close to one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Media / Public Relations, Microsoft Office, and Market Research.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at The Better Business Bureau; the company rewards only 43 percent with paid vacation time and only 19 percent with sick leave. A fair number of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For a large number of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at The Better Business Bureau are a company cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.