Average Salary for The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Employees

An average The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey employee can expect to make $66K per year. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

225 Park Avenue South
New York City, New York 10003

1921


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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $60K annually. Survey participants who have worked at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for between five and 10 years earn $90K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average $75K annually.

Locations

By state, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey employees make the most in New York, earning $76K per year on average.

Jobs

Typically, Civil Engineers are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $64K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders earn around $124K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Professional Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $101K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME); The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey awards about $83K to these degree-holders.

Skills

Employees who count Microsoft Excel among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $105K per year. A common skill in The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's work force is Project Management; more than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d.

Benefits and Perks

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey lets only one in three employees take paid vacation and only half of workers take sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey sponsors various plans such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and most workers do receive dental coverage. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey folks also make good use of life insurance, bus / rail pass or mass transit allowance, public employees pension plan (pepp), and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$50,787 - $98,264
Salary
$52,592 - $93,211

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
24%
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