Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $66K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make around $78K annually on average.
Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $86K per year) in New York.
Senior Civil Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $79K annually — though Senior Paralegals also do fairly well at approximately $67K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $134K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of approximately $126K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey come out on top, and their salaries approach $82K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $112K per year. Folks here also tend to know Engineering Design; on the survey, just under one in three of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word as well.
Benefits and Perks
Though over one-half of workers get paid time off for vacation, only about 38 percent receive paid sick leave. Almost all respondents can count on health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are life insurance, public employees pension plan (pepp), tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.