Years of Experience
Average pay is $63K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of CBS Corporation employees (30 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $47K per year on average.
News Producers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $85K annually; Information Technology Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $82K, while Operations Managers and Marketing Directors rank near the top as well (about $78K and around $76K, respectively). Financial compensation for News Reporters is rather low — on average only about $43K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($78K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Los Angeles, Calif. (around $74K), Sacramento, Calif. (approximately $56K), and Dallas, Texas ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($45K) in Chicago, Ill., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $75K annually) in New York.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $204K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Business Certificate Holder is rewarded with median pay of about $160K annually. CBS Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in $132K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $96K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; close to a sixth consider it a key competency. Video Editing, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
A quarter of employees — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A large number of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and stock options.