Opti Staffing Positional Compensation Guide For Executive Roles

OPTI STAFFING POSITIONAL COMPENSATION GUIDE:
Executive Roles and Careers – 2021

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In this guide you will find sample job titles where applicable, brief descriptions, and

regional pay scale information for each of the executive positions listed below. If you do
not find the position you are searching for or need any clarification on job titles or more
precise compensation information, feel free to reach out to [email protected]
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Positions Covered In This Guide

• Office Manager
• Executive Assistant
• Controller
• Assistant Controller
• Accountant
• Full Charge Bookkeeper
• Staff Accountant
• Cost Accountant
• Project Accountant
• CPA Accountant
• Supply Chain Manager
• Purchasing/Buying Asst
• Purchaser/Buyer
• Inventory Control
• Production Manager
• Warehouse Manager
• Operations Manager
• Materials Manager
• Planner/Scheduler
• Engineering Manager
• Quality Manager
• Project Manager
• Document Control Clerk
• Import/Export Clerk
• Sales Coordinator
• Director of HR
• HR Manager
• Benefits Manager
• Corporate Recruiter
• HR Assistant
• Payroll Clerk
• Payroll Administrator
• Benefits Administrator
• Director of Marketing
• Marketing Manager
• Director of Sales
• Sales Manager
• Territory Sales Manager
• Customer Service Manager
• General Manager

 


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Office Manager

Supervises office activities to achieve maximum expense control and productivity. Develops procedures
and policies for office activities, such as filing, dictating, records maintenance, typing, word processing,
faxing and mail distribution. May also be responsible for the maintenance of office equipment and
supplies. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with at least 7 years of experience in the field.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $67,747 – 92,117
• Lake Oswego Area: $67,747 – 92,117

Washington

• Seattle Area: $71,128 – 96,714
• Tacoma Area: $69,101 – 93,959
• Vancouver Area: $67,574 – 91,882

Alaska

Anchorage Area: $72,947 – 99,188


Executive Assistant

Sample Job Titles

Executive Secretary

Relieves the executive of administrative type functions in order to increase the time an executive has
available for executive level responsibilities. May handle a wide variety of situations and conflicts involving
the clerical and administrative function of the office. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive
material. Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters, memoranda, and reports.
Requires an Associate Degree or its equivalent with at least 4 years of experience in the field or in a related
area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience
and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. May direct and lead the work of others. Typically reports to
an executive. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $59,198 – 75,118
• Lake Oswego Area: $59,198 – 75,118

Washington

• Seattle Area: $62,151 – 78,866
• Tacoma Area: $60,381 – 76,620
• Vancouver Area: $59,047 – 74,927

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $63,741 – 80,884

 


Accounting Manager

Responsible for directing an organization’s accounting functions. These functions include establishing
and maintaining the organization’s accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives. Prepares
financial reports and presents findings and recommendations to top management. Requires a bachelor’s
degree and at least 15 years of direct experience in the field. Typically requires a CPA. Demonstrates expertise
in a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and
judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top financial officer or CEO.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $164,526 – 241,427
• Lake Oswego Area: $164,526 – 241,427

Washington

• Seattle Area: $172,735 – 253,473
• Tacoma Area: $167,814 – 246,252
• Vancouver Area: $164,106 – 240,810

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $177,154 – 259,957

Sample Job Titles

Assistant Accounting Manager

Assists the corporate controller in directing an organization’s accounting functions. These functions
include establishing and maintaining an organization’s accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
Oversees the preparation and evaluation of budgets and other financial operating reports and presents
findings and recommendations to top management. Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area.
Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience
and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of
others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to the corporate controller.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $112,458 – 154,596
• Lake Oswego Area: $112,458 – 154,596

Washington

• Seattle Area: $118,069 – 162,310
• Tacoma Area: $114,706 – 157,686
• Vancouver Area: $112,171 – 154,202

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $121,089 – 166,462

 

 


Accountant

Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsibilities also
include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict
future revenues and expenses. Reports organization’s finances to management, and offers suggestions
about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. May require a
bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and 2 – 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar
with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience
and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general
supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or
manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $58,221 – 71,078
• Lake Oswego Area: $58,221 – 71,078

Washington

• Seattle Area: $61,126 – 74,624
• Tacoma Area: $59,385 – 72,498
• Vancouver Area: $58,072 – 70,896

Alaska

Anchorage Area: $62,690 – 76,533


Full Charge Bookkeeper

Full Charge Bookkeeper will be responsible for the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll,
Financial Statements, Balance Sheets and Month – end close. Summarizes details in separate ledgers
or computer files and transfers data to general ledger. Reconciles and balances accounts. May compile
reports to show statistics, such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit
and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of business. May calculate employee wages from records
or time cards and prepare checks for payment of wages. May prepare withholding, Social Security, and
other tax reports. May compute, type, and mail monthly statements to clients. May complete records to
or through trial balance. May require an Associate degree with and 3 – 5 years of experience in the field.
Typically reports to the Business owner.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $38,723 – 49,490
• Lake Oswego Area: $38,723 – 49,490

Washington

• Seattle Area: $40,655 – 51,960
• Tacoma Area: $39,497 – 50,479
• Vancouver Area: $38,624 – 49,364

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $41,695 – 53,289


 

Staff Accountant

 

A staff accountant is a person who maintains all the accounts and ledger books of a company. The post
of a staff accountant usually comes under the authority of the Finance and Accounts department. However,
staff accountants tend to work along with the Human Resource department. Handling the post of
a staff accountant is by no means a simple task and the person must be aware of accounting, accounting
standards, federal and local labor laws, human resource norms, etc. The educational qualifications
required for staff accountant job description vary according to the size of the organization and its structure.
In small and medium – sized organizations, a graduate degree in accountancy is sufficient to qualify
for the position of a staff accountant. However, the educational requirements in bigger companies
may vary. Typically Reports to a supervisor or manager.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $50,561 – 61,150
• Lake Oswego Area: $50,561 – 61,150

Washington

• Seattle Area: $53,084 – 64,201
• Tacoma Area: $51,571 – 62,372
• Vancouver Area: $50,432 – 60,994

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $54,441 – 65,843


Project Accountant:

Project Accountants are responsible for tracking the financial progress of specific endeavors within a
given period. Monitoring organizational elements, budgets and revenues are common activities in the
broad range of industries which employ Project Accountants. Typical duties include reporting progress
to a project manager, forecasting revenues, creating reports and reviewing compliance to project guidelines.
Typically reports to a project manager or supervisor.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $64,000 – 98,000
• Lake Oswego Area: $64,000 – 98,000

Washington

• Seattle Area: $64,000 – 99,000
• Tacoma Area: $64,000 – 99,000
• Vancouver Area: $64,000 – 98,000

Alaska

Anchorage Area: $68,000 – 104,000


CPA Accountant

Sample Job Titles

Tax Accountant; Audit Manager

Maintains tax records and prepares tax returns, related schedules, and related reports. Prepares paperwork
for local, state and federal level returns. May require a bachelor’s degree and 0 – 2 years of experience
in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly – used concepts, practices, and
procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre – established guidelines to perform
the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically
require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $78,396 – 95,784
• Lake Oswego Area: $78,396 – 95,784

Washington

• Seattle Area: $82,308 – 100,563
• Tacoma Area: $79,963 – 97,698
• Vancouver Area: $78,196 – 95,539

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $84,413 – 103,136

 


Procurement Clerk; Bid Clerk; Award Clerk

Creates purchase orders for the acquisition of materials. Researches, interviews, and negotiates with
suppliers to obtain prices and specifications. Provides routine administrative support. Requires a high
school diploma or its equivalent with 0 – 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar
with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to
plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to a manager. A
wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $37,960 – 48,416
• Lake Oswego Area: $37,960 – 48,416

Washington

• Seattle Area: $39,854 – 50,832
• Tacoma Area: $38,718 – 49,384
• Vancouver Area: $37,863 – 48,292

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $40,873 – 52,132


Purchaser/Buyer

Sample Job Titles

Commodities Buyer; Procurement Specialist

Responsible for purchasing commodities to support a company’s supply chain. Evaluates vendor quotes
and services to determine the most desirable suppliers. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty
and 2 – 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with the standard concepts, practices,
and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and
accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of
creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $59,262 – 74,772
• Lake Oswego Area: $59,262 – 74,772

Washington

• Seattle Area: $62,219 – 78,502
• Tacoma Area: $60,447 – 76,266
• Vancouver Area: $59,111 – 74,581

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $63,811 – 80,511


Inventory Control

Records and maintains control of all inventory items purchased and produced. Ensures compliance with
established internal control procedures. Requires a high school diploma with 2 – 5 years’ experience.
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited
experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general
supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor/
manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $36,379 – 47,989
• Lake Oswego Area: $36,379 – 47,989

Washington

• Seattle Area: $38,194 – 50,383
• Tacoma Area: $37,106 – 48,948
• Vancouver Area: $36,286 – 47,866

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $39,171 – 51,672

 

 

Sample Job Titles

Warehouse Supervisor

Manages all warehouse activities. Manages the warehouse ensuring the receipt, coordination, and safety
of goods coming through a warehouse. Also ensures that orders arrive and are dispatched on time to
the appropriate destinations and in the expected quantities. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent
with 5¬7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s
concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity
and latitude is required. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $73,481 – 100,413
• Lake Oswego Area: $73,481 – 100,413

Washington

• Seattle Area: $77,147 – 105,423
• Tacoma Area: $74,949 – 102,420
• Vancouver Area: $73,293 – 100,157

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $79,120 – 108,120


Operations Manager

Manages the day-to-day activities of an organization’s non-manufacturing operations department.
Assists in evaluating current and proposed systems and procedures. Recommends changes when necessary
and assists in implementation of new processes. Requires a bachelor’s degree with at least 8 years
of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies
on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads
and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a
senior manager or head of unit/department.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $86,631 – 116,399
• Lake Oswego Area: $86,631 – 116,399

Washington

• Seattle Area: $90,954 – 122,207
• Tacoma Area: $88,363 – 118,725
• Vancouver Area: $86,410 – 116,102

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $93,280 – 125,333


Materials Manager

Manages the purchasing and inventory control functions. Provides support to production scheduling on
all material flow issues to meet production schedules and client requirements. Interfaces with product
line coordinators on the planning and forecasting of client orders to meet shipments. Requires a bachelor’s
degree with at least 7 years’ experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts,
practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a
variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Typically reports to a head of a unit/department.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $92,586 – 123,531
• Lake Oswego Area: $92,586 – 123,531

Washington

• Seattle Area: $97,205 – 129,694
• Tacoma Area: $94,436 – 126,000
• Vancouver Area: $92,349 – 123,215

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $99,692 – 133,012

Sample Job Titles

Construction Planner/Scheduler

Responsible for the planning and scheduling of construction work and work crew. Gathers and analyzes
information to prepare reports on the progress of projects. Ensures that assignment and scheduling of
work follows company policy. Evaluates current procedures and recommends changes to improve the
efficiency of planning and scheduling of projects. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and
2 – 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and
procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude
is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $78,009 – 99,936
• Lake Oswego Area: $78,009 – 99,936

Washington

• Seattle Area: $81,901 – 104,922
• Tacoma Area: $79,568 – 101,934
• Vancouver Area: $77,810 – 99,681

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $83,996 – $107,606


Engineering Manager

Manages engineering activities within an organization. Implements and maintains engineering objectives
and initiatives. Manages creation and improvement of products that involve the engineering department.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 8 years of experience in the field. Familiar
with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment
to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A
wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department.

Oregon

Portland Area: $125,157 – 154,832
• Lake Oswego Area: $125,157 – 154,832

Washington

• Seattle Area: $146,427 – 162,557
• Tacoma Area: $127,658 – 157,927
• Vancouver Area: $124,837 – 154,437

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $134,763 – 166,716


Quality Manager

Manages total quality programs, policies, and initiatives. Responsible for identifying, analyzing and
developing improvements in productivity, quality, client relationships, and customer service. Requires a
bachelor’s degree with 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of
the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish
goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. Typically
reports to a senior manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

Portland Area: $99,256 – 129,514
• Lake Oswego Area: $99,256 – 129,514

Washington

• Seattle Area: $104,209 – 135,976
• Tacoma Area: $101,240 – 132,103
• Vancouver Area: $99,003 – 129,183

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $106,874 – 139,455


Project Manager

Sample Job Titles

Project Controls Manager; Scheduling Manager

Manages and oversees project controls for engineering and construction projects. Responsible for
project planning and scheduling, cost estimating and monitoring, and quality review. Manages project
controls personnel. Establishes operating policies to mitigate risk. Provides guidance and consultation
for project managers. May require a bachelor’s degree in a related area and at least 10 years of experience
in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive
experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs
the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a
unit/department.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $137,636 – 188,243
• Lake Oswego Area: $137,636 – 188,243

Washington

• Seattle Area: $144,504 – 197,635
• Tacoma Area: $140,387 – 192,005
• Vancouver Area: $137,285 – 187,762

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $148,200 – 202,691

 


 

Document Control Clerk

Responsible for clerical duties related to technical documentation of procedures and practices. Ensures
proper upkeep of technical documents. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years
of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and
procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform
the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically
require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $38,446 – 51,529
• Lake Oswego Area: $38,446 – 51,529

Washington

• Seattle Area: $40,364 – 54,100
• Tacoma Area: $39,214 – 52,559
• Vancouver Area: $32,348 – 51,398

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $41,397 – 55,484


Import/Export Clerk

Prepares import/export documents in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. Checks
shipping invoices for accuracy. May calculate value of duties and tariffs due on transported goods. May
require an associate degree or its equivalent and 0 – 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited
experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general
supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or
manager.

Oregon

Portland Area: $39,760 – 52,710
• Lake Oswego Area: $39,760 – 52,710

Washington

• Seattle Area: $41,744 – 54,340
• Tacoma Area: $40,555 – 53,763
• Vancouver Area: $39,659 – 52,575

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $42,812 – 56,755

 

 


Sales Coordinator

Sample Job Titles

Sales Assistant

Creates reports for the sales force regarding market conditions, sales results, and team earnings. Provides
customer service regarding products and services. Performs administrative duties for the sales
team. May require an associate degree or its equivalent with 2 – 4 years of experience in the field or in a
related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies
on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works
under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a
supervisor or manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

Portland Area: $43,636 – 57,388
• Lake Oswego Area: $43,636 – 57,388

Washington

Seattle Area: $45,814 – 60,251
• Tacoma Area: $44,509 – 58,535
• Vancouver Area: $43,525 – 57,241

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $46,986 – 61,792


Director of HR

Plans, directs and carries out policies relating to all phases of personnel activity. Recruits, interviews,
and selects employees to fill vacant positions. Plans and conducts new employee orientation programs
to foster positive attitudes toward company goals. Keeps records of insurance coverage, pension plans,
and personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, and terminations. Investigates accidents
and prepares reports for insurance carriers. Conducts wage surveys within relevant labor markets to
determine competitive wage rates. Prepares the budget for personnel operations. May be responsible for
evaluating and suggesting new benefit or compensation structures or changes to existing plans. Requires
a bachelor’s degree with at least 7-10 years of direct experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the
field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish
goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. Typically reports to a Top Human
Resources Executive.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $131,833 – 179,439
• Lake Oswego Area: $131,833 – 179,439

Washington

• Seattle Area: $138,411 – 188,392
• Tacoma Area: $134,468 – 183,025
• Vancouver Area: $131,497 – 178,980

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $141,952 – 193,211


HR Manager

Designs, plans, and implements human resources programs and policies for staffing, compensation,
benefits, visa/green card processing, employee relations, training, and health and safety. Requires a
bachelor’s degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety
of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish
goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity
and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $93,502 – 119,683
• Lake Oswego Area: $93,502 – 119,683

Washington

Seattle Area: $98,167 – 125,655
• Tacoma Area: $95,371 – 122,075
• Vancouver Area: $93,263 – 119,378

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $100,678 – 128,869

Sample Job Titles

Compensation Manager

Designs, plans, and implements corporate compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedures.
Responsible for reviewing programs, suggesting modifications, and ensuring achievement of
competitive market position and other goals identified by the organization. Responsible for ensuring
programs meet employee needs, comply with legal requirements, and are cost effective. Ensures the
compensation and benefits programs enhance the organization’s ability to recruit and retain employees.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related
area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience
and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the
work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/
department.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $94,878 – 128,130
• Lake Oswego Area: $94,878 – 128,130

Washington

• Seattle Area: $99,612 – 134,523
• Tacoma Area: $96,775 – 130,691
• Vancouver Area: $94,636 – 127,802

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $102,160 – 137,964


Corporate Recruiter

Recruits, interviews, checks references, makes offers, and conducts orientation for new employees. Performs
exit interviews and processes change of employee status. May require a bachelor’s degree and at
least 8 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts,
practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude
is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $88,636 – 111,921
• Lake Oswego Area: $88,636 – 111,921

Washington

• Seattle Area: $93,059 – 117,505
• Tacoma Area: $90,408 – 114,158
• Vancouver Area: $88,410 – 111,635

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $90,408 – 114,158


HR Assistant

Sample Job Titles

HR Coordinator

Provides support in functional areas of a human resources department, which may include recruitment
and employment, personnel records, employee and/or labor relations, job evaluation, compensation
management, benefits administration, organization development and training. May require an associate
degree in a related area with 2 – 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of
commonly – used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions
and pre – established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision.
Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports
to a supervisor or manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $41,077 – 52,247
• Lake Oswego Area: $41,077 – 52,247

Washington

Seattle Area: $43,126 – 54,854
• Tacoma Area: $41,898 – 53,291
• Vancouver Area: $40,972 – 52,114

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $44,230 – 56,257


 

Payroll Clerk

Inputs data from time sheets, production records, or individual time cards to computerized payroll
system. Also responsible for balancing payroll runs, producing federal, state and local tax payments, and
answering employee questions and troubleshooting issues. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent
with 0 – 3 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly – used
concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre – established
guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions
do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or
manager.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $40,566 – 51,617
• Lake Oswego Area: $40,566 – 51,617

Washington

• Seattle Area: $42,590 – 54,192
• Tacoma Area: $41,377 – 52,648
• Vancouver Area: $40,463 – 51,485

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $43,680 – 55,578


Payroll Administer

Maintains production records, timesheets, and the payroll system. May be responsible for computing,
withholding, and deductions associated with net earnings. May require an Associate Degree or its
equivalent and at least 4 years of experience in the field. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and
procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a payroll manager.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $55,234 – 69,686
• Lake Oswego Area: $55,234 – 69,686

Washington

Seattle Area: $57,990 – 73,163
• Tacoma Area: $56,338 – 71,079
• Vancouver Area: $55,093 – 69,508

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $59,473 – 75,035

 


Benefits Administrator

Sample Job Titles

Benefits Coordinator

Administers and maintains company benefits programs. Functions as a liaison between vendors and
employees and advises employees on eligibility, coverage, and other benefits matters. Compiles and
maintains benefits records and documents. May require an Associate Degree or its equivalent and 2 –
4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and
procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a
supervisor or manager.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $53,332 – 69,199
• Lake Oswego Area: $53,332 – 69,199

Washington

• Seattle Area: $55,993 – 72,651
Tacoma Area: $54,398 – 70,582
• Vancouver Area: $53,196 – 69,022

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $57,425 – 74,510


Director of Marketing

Sample Job Titles

Marketing Executive

Directs and oversees an organization’s marketing policies, objectives, and initiatives. Conducts market
research and develops marketing plans for specific products, services, or business lines. Reviews changes
to the marketplace and industry and adjusts marketing plan accordingly. Requires a bachelor’s degree
with at least 10 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices,
and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a
variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Typically reports to top management.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $123,884 – 169,341
• Lake Oswego Area: $123,884 – 169,341

Washington

• Seattle Area: $130,065 – 177,790
Tacoma Area: $126,360 – 172,725
• Vancouver Area: $123,567 – 168,908

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $133,392 – 182,338

 

Sample Job Titles

Pricing Manager

Develops and implements strategic marketing plans for an organization. Stays abreast of changes in the
marketing environment to best serve the objectives of the organization and adjusts plans accordingly.
Researches and develops pricing policies and recommends appropriate sales channels. Requires a bachelor’s
degree with at least 7 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts,
practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a
variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Typically reports to a head of a unit/department.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $91,119 – 123,122
• Lake Oswego Area: $91,119 – 123,122

Washington

• Seattle Area: $95,665 – 129,265
Tacoma Area: $92,940 – 125,583
• Vancouver Area: $90,886 – 122,808

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $98,112 – 132,572


Director of Sales

Directs and oversees an organization’s sales policies, objectives, and initiatives. Sets short- and long-
term sales strategies and evaluates effectiveness of current sales programs. Recommends product or
service enhancements to improve client satisfaction and sales potential. Requires a bachelor’s degree
with at least 10 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices,
and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a
variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Typically reports to top management.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $147,624 – 197,884
• Lake Oswego Area: $147,624 – 197,884

Washington

• Seattle Area: $154,989 – 207,575
Tacoma Area: $150,574 – 201,839
• Vancouver Area: $147,246 – 197,378

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $158,954 – 213,072


Sales Manager

Manages and directs a sales force to achieve sales and profit goals. Designs and recommends sales programs
and sets short- and long-term sales strategies. Evaluates and implements appropriate new sales
techniques to increase the department’s sales volume. May recommend product or service enhancements
to improve customer satisfaction and sales potential. Ensures projects are completed on time and
within budget. Acts as advisor to sales team regarding projects, tasks, and operations. May require a
bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and 7-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar
with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and
judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. Leads and directs the work
of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to head of a unit/department.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $118,225 – 176,020
• Lake Oswego Area: $118,225 – 176,020

Washington

• Seattle Area: $124,124 – 184,803
• Tacoma Area: $120,588 – 179,538
Vancouver Area: $117,923 – 175,571

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $127,299 – 189,530


Territory Sales Manager

Manages and directs a sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within a district or territory. Designs
and recommends sales and marketing programs and sets short- and long-term sales strategies. Requires
a bachelor’s degree in a related area and at least 4 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety
of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish
goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity
and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a top sales executive.

Pay Scales:

Oregon

• Portland Area: $79,349 – 123,174
• Lake Oswego Area: $79,349 – 123,174

Washington

• Seattle Area: $83,308 – 129,320
• Tacoma Area: $80,935 – 125,636
Vancouver Area: $79,146-122,859

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $85,439 – 132,628

 


Customer Service Manager

Manages a staff of customer service representatives and ensures that customers are retained, satisfied,
and that their needs are fulfilled. Responsible for designing and implementing improved process or
operational policies. Recommends changes to products or services to fulfill customer needs. Requires a
bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related area, and at least 7 years of experience in the field.
Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment
to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $85,705 – 117,280
• Lake Oswego Area: $81,632 – 111,707

Washington

• Seattle Area: $85,705 – 117,280
• Tacoma Area: $83,264 – 113,939
Vancouver Area: $67,574 – 91,882

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $81,424-111,421


General Manager

Provides general management over finance, marketing, sales, manufacturing, engineering, materials,
quality assurance/control, human resources, and information systems for a plant or other production
facility. Makes decisions regarding improving productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations. May
be required to meet certain certifications in field. Requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of
experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and
procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety
of complicated tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is
required. Typically reports to top management.

Oregon

• Portland Area: $152,661 – 212,879
• Lake Oswego Area: $152,661 – 212,879

Washington

• Seattle Area: $160,278 – 223,501
• Tacoma Area: $155,712 – 217,134
Vancouver Area: $150,654 – 210,070

Alaska

• Anchorage Area: $164,377 – 229,218

 

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