Average Salary for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Employees

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. pays its employees $69K annually on average. At Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The highest average salaries go to Engineering Group Managers, who bring in close to $120K per year, though Senior Project Engineers are not far behind at approximately $85K along with Senior Sales Executives ($61K) and Project Engineers ($61K). Earning only about $34K on average, Sales Administrators make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $118K annually) can be spotted in Plano, Texas; Fremont, Calif. ($105K), Boston, Mass. ($87K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $79K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Melville, N.Y. — at $59K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is approximately $120K per year.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn around $72K annually on average. The largest slice of the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $55K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $112K annually. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $100K per year. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $125K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $85K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; just over a fifth deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. sponsors. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. provides health insurance to almost all survey participants, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.


41 %
59 %
$34,584 - $98,990
$49,352 - $85,352
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
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