Information Technology Architects represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $111K per year — though ScrumMasters, Copywriters, and Operations Managers also do fairly well at around $85K, $56K, and approximately $46K, respectively. Financial compensation for Construction Project Managers is rather low — on average only $41K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in Downers Grove, Ill.; the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. ($68K), Portland, Ore. (around $59K), and Cedar Rapids, Iowa ($45K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $27K) is Anderson, Ind. Across The ServiceMaster Company's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Tennessee earn the most, taking home approximately $66K per year.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $48K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $54K per year. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $63K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $96K per year for Certified ScrumMasters, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Scrum Product Owners with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $82K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business (BB); The ServiceMaster Company awards $80K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Microsoft Excel; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $50K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; one in three deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Operations Management, Customer Service, and Construction Estimating.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in three survey participants receiving paid vacation and an eighth of employees receiving paid sick days. A 401(k) program is available, and over one-half of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for slightly more than half of workers, and just over two-fifths of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, company car / automobile, and a stock purchase plan.