Business Managers earn the highest median pay at $148K annually, followed by Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers (about $135K), Principal Process Development Engineers ($111K), and Project Development Engineers (approximately $103K). Human Resources Associates are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $60K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $92K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $69K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Air Products & Chemicals Inc. employees (37 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $93K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $109K annually) can be spotted in Carlsbad, Calif.; Houston, Texas ($99K), Allentown, Pa. (approximately $93K), and Wichita, Kan. ($89K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $88K) is Austin, Texas. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at around $100K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts receive bigger paychecks ($132K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials; these people earn about $93K per year on average. Those with a Master of Science (MS), Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Air Products & Chemicals Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $95K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $119K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Air Products & Chemicals Inc. workforce; nearly one in six of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Operations Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Air Products & Chemicals Inc.; the company rewards only 37 percent with paid vacation time and only a quarter of survey participants with sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Air Products & Chemicals Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most workers participate. At Air Products & Chemicals Inc., most respondents have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. Air Products & Chemicals Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.