Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $66K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey employees (36 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $80K per year on average.
By state, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is $90K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Civil Engineers, who earn an average approximately $79K per year, closely trailed by Senior Paralegals ($67K) annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Professional Engineer License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $134K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $126K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey awards $94K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $112K annually. A common skill in The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's work force is Engineering Design; just under one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD.
Benefits and Perks
Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Benefits include paid time off, but The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey hands out more vacation days than sick days; just over a half of workers report receiving the former, but only 37 percent report receiving the latter. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and the vast majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes life insurance, public employees pension plan (pepp), a subsidized cell phone, and a defined benefit retirement plan.