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. Though geography and your role at the company do impact pay, how long you've been working is the primary influence on employee salary at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More
Employer: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Average Salary Range by Job
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

About This Company

225 Park Avenue South
New York City, New York 10003

1921


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $66K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make around $78K annually on average.

Locations

Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $86K per year) in New York.

Jobs

Senior Civil Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $79K annually — though Senior Paralegals also do fairly well at approximately $67K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $134K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of approximately $126K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey come out on top, and their salaries approach $82K annually.

Skills

In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $112K per year. Folks here also tend to know Engineering Design; on the survey, just under one in three of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though over one-half of workers get paid time off for vacation, only about 38 percent receive paid sick leave. Almost all respondents can count on health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are life insurance, public employees pension plan (pepp), tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

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

Job Satisfaction

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

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Log in with LinkedIn

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.