Bringing in the most money are Client Services Directors — their earnings average $121K annually. Senior Financial Analysts are a close second at $75K along with Client Service Managers (around $74K) and Senior Research Analysts (about $60K). Outside Sales Representatives at The Nielsen Company do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $38K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $88K per year. The largest slice of the The Nielsen Company workforce (47 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $57K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $86K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Wilton, Conn. (around $80K), Columbia, Md. ($79K), and New York, N.Y. (about $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $58K) is Cincinnati, Ohio. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at around $97K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $88K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The Nielsen Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) — these employees rake in $102K annually.
When it comes to skills, Account Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $107K per year. Folks here also tend to know Data Analysis; on the survey, more than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Market Research.
Benefits and Perks
Merely one in three employees at The Nielsen Company earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Most survey participants save for retirement through The Nielsen Company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for most employees. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.