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

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey employs talent in positions ranging from Senior Civil Engineer to Senior Paralegal. An average The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey employee can expect to make $80K annually. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey workers, followed by your city and your role at the company. This report is based on 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

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $66K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey employees (37 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn around $78K annually on average.

Locations

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey workers in New York earn the most — about $86K per year on average.

Jobs

Bringing in the most money are Senior Civil Engineers — their earnings average $79K annually. Senior Paralegals are a close second at $67K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $134K annually for Professional Engineer License Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn $126K per year on average. The best paid folks at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have a Bachelor's Degree, earning around $82K annually.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $112K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill among The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey workers, with just under one in three of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey hands out more vacation days than sick days; a little over a half of workers report receiving the former, but only 38 percent report receiving the latter. For nearly all employees, benefits include health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes life insurance, public employees pension plan (pepp), tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Salary
$66,669 - $103,177
Salary
$55,787 - $107,009
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
$72,850 - $106,914

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