Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $71K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $68K annually. The largest slice of the Monster.Com workforce (38 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $82K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $120K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($95K), Boston, Mass. ($85K), and Mclean, Va. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Milwaukee, Wisc. is near the bottom for pay at about $36K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $95K per year) in New York.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Software Engineers, Associate Product Managers, Business Operations Analysts, and Web Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $87K annually, the other salaries come in at around $83K, approximately $74K, and around $72K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Monster.Com are Sales Compensation Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches $54K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants receive bigger paychecks ($118K per year) than those without credentials. Certified ScrumMasters also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $115K annually. The best paid folks at Monster.Com have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning about $120K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Contract Negotiation in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $120K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Monster.Com is Data Analysis; nearly one in four of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Customer Relationship Management, and Account Management.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, gym membership, and free drinks.