Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $78K per year on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $87K annually. Overall, the greater share of Wmata folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $75K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Mechanical Engineers and Civil Engineers; the former receives the highest median pay at $97K annually while $68K per year is the norm for the latter.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $82K annually for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $84K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Windows Operating System General Use; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $109K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, nearly one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Budget Management, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 38 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Just over two-fifths of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Wmata sponsors. Almost all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and 401(a).