Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $70K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $73K annually. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $84K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $102K annually) can be spotted in Racine, Wisc.; Chicago, Ill. ($85K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($80K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Greenville, S.C.; in fact, at about $71K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Sealed Air Corporation the most — $80K per year on average.
Senior Research Scientists earn the highest median pay at $75K annually, followed by Information Technology Project Managers (approximately $72K), Mechanical Engineers (around $71K), and Packaging Engineers (approximately $68K). Financial Analysts make an average $51K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers earn $156K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Registered Patent Attorneys also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $145K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing; Sealed Air Corporation awards around $125K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Project; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $77K per year. A common skill in Sealed Air Corporation's work force is Project Management; roughly one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Sealed Air Corporation can sometimes lack paid time off; 38 percent get paid vacation days, and 29 percent receive paid sick leave. Almost all employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly all survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage. Sealed Air Corporation also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.