When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Washington, DC (approximately $73K), Atlanta, Ga. ($70K), and San Diego, Calif. (about $65K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $43K, Pittsburgh, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in District of Columbia, where salaries average out at $67K per year.
Business Development Associates are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $72K annually; Construction Project Managers, Account Managers, and Senior Operations Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $70K, $56K, and $48K, respectively. Near the bottom at The Brickman Group, Ltd. are Landscape Managers, pulling in an average of just about $43K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $47K per year on average. The largest fraction of The Brickman Group, Ltd. people (36 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $53K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pesticide Applicator Licenses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $55K per year. Becoming a Certified Landscape Technician can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $52K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLArch); The Brickman Group, Ltd. awards around $95K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $70K annually. A garden variety skill at The Brickman Group, Ltd. is Operations Management; just under one in three of The Brickman Group, Ltd.'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Project Management, Account Management, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
28 percent receive paid vacation, and only 19 percent get sick leave. The larger part of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For a strong majority of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include company car / automobile, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.