Environmental Health & Safety Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $115K annually — though Regional Sales Managers, Chemists, and Mechanical Engineers also do fairly well at about $108K, $66K, and approximately $63K, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K per year) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Boston, Mass. (around $86K), Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $80K), and Boca Raton, Fla. (around $78K) are the next top-paying cities. At $53K, Kansas City, Mo. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Michigan offers the highest pay at $85K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $64K per year. Survey participants who have worked at Tyco Fire and Security for between five and 10 years earn about $58K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Tyco Fire and Security employees (30 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn approximately $86K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $67K annually for Certified Six Sigma Black Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $62K per year. The best paid folks at Tyco Fire and Security have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $87K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Engineering Design; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $95K per year. A common skill in Tyco Fire and Security's work force is Project Management; just under one in four of survey participants report using it on the job. Customer Relationship Management, Technical Analysis, and Training were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Tyco Fire and Security gives paid vacation to a third of respondents and paid sick leave to 19 percent. Tyco Fire and Security sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. Tyco Fire and Security provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.