Earning $115K per year on average, Environmental Health & Safety Managers receive the most money, followed by Regional Sales Managers (approximately $108K), Chemists ($66K), and Customer Service Representatives (about $26K).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $95K annually) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Boca Raton, Fla. ($90K), Boston, Mass. ($86K), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $80K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Green Bay, Wisc. at $47K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is approximately $96K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $47K annually. Average pay is about $59K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $89K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Professional Engineers, who make $102K per year. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of around $68K annually on average. At Tyco Fire and Security, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at about $79K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $115K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; one in five consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Technical Analysis, AutoCAD, and Customer Relationship Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a third of survey participants receiving paid vacation and a sixth of employees receiving paid sick days. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Tyco Fire and Security provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all respondents participate. For most employees, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. Tyco Fire and Security also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.