When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $67K per year) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Denver, Colo. (approximately $62K), Des Moines, Iowa (around $56K), and Washington, DC ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. At $26K, Chicago, Ill. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $67K annually) in California.
Market Research Analysts are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $54K per year; Directors of Human Resources, Mediators, and Business Development Executives also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $52K, $50K, and approximately $49K, respectively. Inside Sales Representatives make an average $26K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Average pay is about $50K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Better Business Bureau employees (40 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $34K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Mediation Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $50K annually. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at The Better Business Bureau — these employees make the most at $88K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Media / Public Relations; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $48K annually. Marketing Communications is a popular skill among The Better Business Bureau workers, with one-sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Social Media Marketing.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Although the firm compensates more than half of workers for vacation days, it only pays 35 percent for sick time. A large number of survey participants report having health insurance, and a majority of employees report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a company cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.