Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $68K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey employees (39 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $66K annually on average.
Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — $79K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Civil Engineers, who earn around $64K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders earn about $124K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey — these employees make the most at $83K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Team Leadership; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $109K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Operations Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey can sometimes lack paid time off; 36 percent get paid vacation days, and half of survey participants receive paid sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a company pension plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.