When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($125K annually) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Houston, Texas (around $95K), Rochester, N.Y. ($78K), and King of Prussia, Pa. (approximately $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Arkema, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of North Carolina earn the most, taking home about $103K per year.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $84K annually. The largest slice of the Arkema, Inc. workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $71K per year.
Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $97K annually; Process Engineers and IT Business Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $80K and about $60K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings receive bigger paychecks ($84K per year) than those without credentials. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $82K annually. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS) make the most here, hauling in $96K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Product Development; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $126K annually. A common skill in Arkema, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; more than two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Chemical Process Engineering, Microsoft Excel, and Process Improvement were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Arkema, Inc. has room for improvement — only 29 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. A large number of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all respondents, and almost all respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Arkema, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.