Directors of Operations earn the highest median pay at around $85K annually, followed by VPs of Sales & Marketing ($82K) and Communications Specialists ($31K).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $30K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $45K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $39K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($52K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Fort Collins, Colo. (approximately $37K), Fort Worth, Texas (about $31K), and Dayton, Ohio ($31K) are the next top-paying cities. Across The Better Business Bureau's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Virginia earn the most, taking home $74K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
The Better Business Bureau compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at around $32K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $68K per year. Marketing Communications is a popular skill in the The Better Business Bureau workforce; one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Media / Public Relations, and Accounts Receivable.
The Better Business Bureau's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at The Better Business Bureau can sometimes lack paid time off; 43 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four respondents receive paid sick leave. A strong majority of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that The Better Business Bureau sponsors. A solid majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.