Software Architects earn the highest median pay at about $147K per year, followed by Senior Financial Analysts ($91K), Senior Marketing Managers ($83K), and Territory Sales Representatives (approximately $68K). Administrative Assistants make an average $52K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $138K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y. ($91K), Burr Ridge, Ill. ($88K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $60K) in Denver, Colo., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across The McGraw-Hill Companies' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Massachusetts earn the most, taking home approximately $138K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $80K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $68K per year. The largest slice of the The McGraw-Hill Companies workforce (33 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $96K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $125K per year. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $105K annually. The McGraw-Hill Companies compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at around $91K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report C++ among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $115K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among The McGraw-Hill Companies workers, with just over one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Only a fifth of survey participants at The McGraw-Hill Companies enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in ten employees can take sick leave. Nearly all workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all respondents, and for nearly all respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at The McGraw-Hill Companies are a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.