Directors of Operations rake in the most money, with average earnings of $135K annually; Associate Marketing Managers come in second with median earnings amounting to about $58K, and Operations Supervisors rank near the top as well (approximately $41K).
Residents of Studio City, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $130K per year; other top-paying cities include Los Angeles, Calif. (around $90K) and Orlando, Fla. ($66K). The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at $90K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $48K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $65K annually. The largest slice of the Universal Studios Inc workforce (38 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $89K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA 10 Hour Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $80K annually. Universal Studios Inc provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in about $65K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Budget Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $101K annually. People Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly less than a third of Universal Studios Inc's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Customer Relations, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 45 percent receiving paid vacation and 36 percent receiving paid sick days. A large number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and most survey participants report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Universal Studios Inc are a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.