Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $62K. The largest fraction of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey people (31 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $71K per year.
Business Development Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $100K — though Senior Civil Engineers, Senior Paralegals, and Traffic Engineers also do fairly well at around $79K, $67K, and approximately $56K, respectively.
Residents of New York pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $85K annually; other top-paying cities include Jersey City (approximately $52K) and Newark (about $48K). The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at around $82K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Professional Engineer License Holders, who make $134K. Salaries typically rise to $124K annually for accredited OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders. Regarding salaries and education, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey pays those with a B.A. in Psychology the most — $77K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $113K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Engineering Design; close to one-fourth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Just over a half of workers can rely on paid vacation days, but only 42 percent have the luxury of paid sick time. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and public employees pension plan (pepp).