Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $66K per year. The largest slice of the The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey workforce (34 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $78K annually.
By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is $86K per year.
Senior Civil Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $79K annually; Senior Paralegals are next on the list, bringing in close to about $67K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Professional Engineer License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $134K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $126K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey — these employees make the most at about $82K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $112K per year. A garden variety skill at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is Engineering Design; one-fourth of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Paid vacation days are a given for a little over a half of workers, but The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey rewards only two-fifths of survey participants with paid sick leave. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and almost all respondents report having dental coverage. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, public employees pension plan (pepp), and a company cell phone.