Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $84K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Arkema, Inc. employees (28 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $73K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($125K per year) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Houston, Texas ($98K), King of Prussia, Pa. (about $92K), and Rochester, N.Y. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Louisiana offers the highest pay at about $100K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineers, who bring in close to around $97K per year, though Process Engineers are not far behind at approximately $80K along with IT Business Analysts earning $60K.
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings receive bigger paychecks ($84K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials; these people earn $82K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Arkema, Inc. pays those with a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) the most — about $84K.
Employees who count Product Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $128K annually. A common skill in Arkema, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; nearly one-half of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Chemical Process Engineering, Process Improvement, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Arkema, Inc.; the company rewards only 31 percent with paid vacation time and only a quarter of employees with sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of workers use it to save for retirement. Arkema, Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all employees, and a large number of employees do receive dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.