Nearing the top of the pay scale are VPs of Finance, Operations Managers, Financial Analysts, and Operations Supervisors; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $170K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $66K, $55K, and about $44K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Universal Studios Inc are Security Supervisors — the median salary for this role approaches $34K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $60K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $52K per year. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $71K annually.
Residents of Los Angeles, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $91K per year; other top-paying cities include Orlando, Fla. (about $63K) and Burbank, Calif. ($55K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Universal Studios Inc employee makes around $75K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks ($46K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded with median pay of $35K annually. Universal Studios Inc workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning $90K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $72K per year. A common skill in Universal Studios Inc's work force is People Management; just over one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Scheduling, and Budget Management.
Benefits and Perks
Only 30 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Most survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Universal Studios Inc employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and free drinks.