Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $63K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $92K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make around $121K annually on average.
Residents of Philadelphia, Pa. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $125K per year; other top-paying cities include Houston, Texas (about $101K) and King of Prussia, Pa. ($90K). By state, Texas offers the highest pay at $98K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Strategic Sourcing Managers, Senior Process Engineers, and Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $122K per year, the other salaries come in at $100K and $97K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $86K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Engineer in Trainings with credentials; these people earn around $61K per year on average. Arkema, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in $123K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Account Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $127K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; approximately one-third deem it necessary for work. Chemical Process Engineering, Regulatory Compliance, and Product Development were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
38 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in four survey participants get sick leave. Almost all survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and nearly all respondents get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Arkema, Inc. are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.