Supervisory Special Agents earn the highest median pay at $142K per year, followed by Federal Special Agents (approximately $110K), Information Technology Managers ($102K), and Foreign Service Officers ($94K). Financial compensation for Inventory Control Specialists is rather low — on average only about $52K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $65K annually. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $85K per year. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $101K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K per year) can be spotted in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Arlington, Va. ($105K), Washington, DC ($90K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($53K) in Alexandria, Va., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays U.S. Department Of State the most — approximately $110K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers earn $139K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to CompTIA Security+ Experts with credentials; these people earn about $115K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, U.S. Department Of State pays those with a Doctorate (PhD) the most — around $96K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Oral / Verbal Communication among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $117K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; roughly a fifth deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Writing Procedures & Documentation, Operations Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 45 percent. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all respondents can count on health insurance, and close to one-half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.