Nearing the top of the pay scale are Environmental Health & Safety Managers, Regional Sales Managers, Chemists, and Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $115K per year, the other salaries come in at around $108K, approximately $66K, and $63K, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $95K annually) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Boston, Mass. ($86K), Atlanta, Ga. ($80K), and Boca Raton, Fla. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $53K) is Kansas City, Mo. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $85K per year) in Michigan.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $58K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $64K per year on average. The largest slice of the Tyco Fire and Security workforce (30 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, $86K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $67K per year. On average, salaries rise to about $62K annually for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. Tyco Fire and Security provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $87K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $95K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of Tyco Fire and Security's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Customer Relationship Management, Technical Analysis, and Training.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three respondents receiving paid vacation and slightly less than one-fifth of workers receiving sick leave. Nearly all employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Tyco Fire and Security sponsors. At Tyco Fire and Security, a fair number of employees have health insurance, and a solid majority of employees have dental coverage. Tyco Fire and Security folks also make good use of a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.