When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Denver, Colo. (around $80K), San Diego, Calif. ($75K), and Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $70K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $39K, Pittsburgh, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Colorado, where they average to $80K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Construction Project Managers, Business Development Associates, Account Managers, and Financial Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $70K per year, the other salaries come in at about $68K, $64K, and $55K, respectively. The Brickman Group, Ltd. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Office Administrators (around $46K on average).
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $48K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make around $55K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $55K annually for Pesticide Applicator Licenses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Landscape Technician is rewarded with median pay of $52K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLArch) at The Brickman Group, Ltd. — these employees make the most at approximately $95K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Budget Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $75K per year. Operations Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Relationship Management, Account Management, and Project Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
One in four survey participants receive paid vacation, and only one in six employees get sick leave. Close to one-half save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a strong majority of respondents, and for a majority of workers, dental coverage is too. The Brickman Group, Ltd. folks also make good use of a company cell phone, company car / automobile, life insurance, and a casual working environment.