When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($103K per year) can be spotted in Arlington, Va.; Seattle, Wash. (about $100K), San Francisco, Calif. (around $87K), and Tampa, Fla. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of New Orleans, La. — at approximately $48K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Washington pays The Mosaic Company the most — $93K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $63K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $74K annually. Overall, the greater share of The Mosaic Company folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $80K per year.
Reliability Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $73K annually — though Environmental Health & Safety Specialists and Human Resources Assistants also do fairly well at $64K and $45K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $120K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $114K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) make the most here, hauling in $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 $105K annually. A common skill in The Mosaic Company's work force is Microsoft Excel; just under a fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Training Program Development.
Benefits and Perks
30 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in five employees can take paid time off for illness. Most respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The vast majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.