Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at The Nielsen Company for between five and 10 years earn about $88K per year on average. The largest slice of the The Nielsen Company workforce (44 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $57K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $100K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Columbia, Md. (around $86K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($85K), and New York, N.Y. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Cincinnati, Ohio ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $58K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at around $95K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Financial Analysts, Data Scientists, Client Relationship Managers, and Data Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $75K per year, the other salaries come in at about $74K, $71K, and $57K, respectively. Near the bottom at The Nielsen Company are Research Analysts, pulling in an average of just $51K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $88K annually. The Nielsen Company compensates Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE)-holders the most at about $124K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Big Data Analytics in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $107K annually. Data Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one-third of The Nielsen Company's people use it regularly. Project Management, Market Research, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just a third of respondents. Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and most survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.