Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $61K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $84K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make around $132K annually on average.
Across The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home $94K per year.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Civil Engineers — their earnings average $79K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $134K per year. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $80K on average. Regarding salaries and education, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) the most — approximately $112K.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $119K annually. A relatively widespread skill at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is Engineering Design; more than a third of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD.
Benefits and Perks
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey lets only 43 percent take paid vacation and only one in five workers take sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and almost all survey participants get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to public employees pension plan (pepp), life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and a defined benefit retirement plan.