Senior Director, Legals represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $165K annually — though Senior Marketing Directors, Wholesale Distributor Branch Managers, and Technical Sales Representatives also do fairly well at $89K, around $83K, and about $67K, respectively. On the lower end are Warehouse Managers at $60K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($75K per year) can be spotted in Charleston, W.Va.; Houston, Texas ($67K), Oklahoma City, Okla. (around $67K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($51K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $75K annually) in Massachusetts.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $50K per year. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $59K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Forklift Safety Technicians are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $60K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Forklift Certification is rewarded with median pay of approximately $56K annually. MRC Global provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in $64K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Customer Service; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $68K annually. Technical Sales is regularly seen around here; roughly one in seven of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Inventory Control.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; MRC Global gives paid vacation days to a quarter of survey participants and sick leave to 19 percent. The larger part of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that MRC Global sponsors. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, company car / automobile, and 401(a).