Average total pay: $115,938For: Project Manager*
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This engineering consultant creates reports for public and private clients out of 56 offices, advising on wide range of planning projects: roadways and bridges, traffic systems, airports, sewers. Employees here are civil and transportation engineers, urban and land planners, environmental specialists and landscape architects.
Business has been sensational, growing from $80 million to $346 million in 10 years. Pay is supplemented by some very rich benefits: 401k contributions are matched dollar for dollar up to 4 percent of pay, and profit sharing has ranged from a low of 14 percent to 16 percent of pay. For the past four years employees have had their pay supplemented by 20 percent each year.
*Most common salaried job
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