Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $87K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $78K per year. The largest slice of the Wmata workforce (44 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $75K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Mechanical Engineers, who bring in close to about $97K per year, though Civil Engineers are not far behind at $68K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $82K per year for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Wmata come out on top, and their salaries approach $84K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Windows Operating System General Use in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $109K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Wmata is Microsoft Office, with nearly one in four considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Project Management, Budget Management, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
Only 38 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. More than two-fifths of workers save for retirement through Wmata's 401(k) plan. The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Wmata also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and 401(a).