Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $52K per year on average. The largest slice of the Michels Corporation workforce (34 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $67K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($115K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Minneapolis, Minn. ($95K), Brownsville, Wisc. (about $92K), and Syracuse, N.Y. (approximately $67K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $53K) in Milwaukee, Wisc., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Michels Corporation pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is $123K annually.
Construction Senior Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $96K per year — though Construction Estimators, Project Engineers, and Systems Administrators also do fairly well at about $76K, $62K, and approximately $55K, respectively. Financial compensation for Staff Engineers is rather low — on average only $53K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn around $150K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. First Aid Administrators with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $95K per year. Michels Corporation workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning approximately $92K on average.
Employees who count Contract Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $120K annually. A common skill in Michels Corporation's work force is Project Management; approximately one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Construction Estimating, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Michels Corporation gives paid vacation to one-half of respondents and paid sick leave to 19 percent. Michels Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and a fair number of employees use this option to save for their retirement. A large number of respondents report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Michels Corporation are a company cell phone, company car / automobile, life insurance, and a casual working environment.