When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($118K per year) can be spotted in Plano, Texas; Boston, Mass. (approximately $91K), Fremont, Calif. ($81K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $79K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $34K) is Overland Park, Kan. Across its U.S. offices, the state of North Carolina pays Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. the most — around $94K annually on average.
Earning $115K per year on average, Engineering Group Managers receive the most money, followed by Talent Acquisition Managers (about $112K), Senior Project Engineers ($85K), and Mechanical Engineers (approximately $60K). On the lower end are Sales Administrators at $33K on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $81K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. employees (30 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $53K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $120K annually. Becoming a Human Resources Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $109K on average. At Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at about $99K.
Employees who count Safety Compliance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $90K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in three of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and almost all workers participate. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all employees and dental coverage for a large number of employees. Advantages of working here also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, gym membership, and flexible hours.