Senior Project Engineers earn the highest median pay at $84K annually, followed by Mechanical Engineers (approximately $70K), Project Engineers (about $62K), and Electrical Engineers ($60K). On the lower end are Sales Administrators at $34K on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $71K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $55K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $83K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Chicago, Ill. ($71K), Franklin, Tenn. (around $64K), and Northbrook, Ill. (about $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Nashville, Tenn. ranks low on the pay scale — at $54K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to around $83K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $150K per year. On average, salaries rise to about $123K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. The best paid folks at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. have a Master of Accounting (MAcc), earning $133K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $68K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; nearly one in six deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees participate in a 401(k) program. At Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., most survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.