When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $92K annually) can be spotted in Little Rock, Ark.; Limerick, Maine ($83K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($77K), and Oklahoma City, Okla. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Berwick, La. is near the bottom for pay at about $50K. The highest pay by state can be found in Arkansas, where salaries average out at around $92K per year.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $82K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $68K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Project Engineers — their earnings average around $78K annually. Mechanical Engineers are a close second at approximately $73K along with Design Engineers (about $72K) and Manufacturing Engineers ($68K). Manufacturing Production Coordinators make an average approximately $49K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $153K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $121K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. At Cameron International, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management receive the highest salaries at $150K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $85K per year. A common skill in Cameron International's work force is Microsoft Excel; just under a fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Cameron International lets only two in five workers take paid vacation and only one in three survey participants take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and most survey participants use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all respondents, and for the vast majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.