Years of Experience
Average pay is $49K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $46K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Civil Engineers, who earn around $70K per year on average, closely trailed by Police Officers (approximately $64K) and Librarians (about $43K).
Certifications and Degrees
Regarding salaries and education, The City of San Antonio pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $68K.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $93K annually. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Contract Negotiation, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
The City of San Antonio helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A little more than half of workers can rely on paid vacation days, but only a fifth of survey participants have the luxury of paid sick time. Most workers receive health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents get dental coverage. The City of San Antonio folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.