Senior Project Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $120K annually; Staff Scientists come in second with average earnings amounting to around $86K, while Sales Support Specialists and Chemical Engineers rank near the top as well (approximately $81K and $69K, respectively). With salaries averaging $54K, Accountants are among the lowest paid at Ashland, Inc.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $67K per year on average. The largest slice of the Ashland, Inc. workforce (28 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, approximately $67K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K per year) can be spotted in Calvert City, Ky.; Wilmington, Del. (about $86K), Bridgewater, N.J. ($80K), and Lexington, Ky. (around $79K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Dublin, Ohio at $50K. By state, Ashland, Inc. pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is $111K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $155K per year for Certified Public Accountants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $103K annually. Ashland, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) — these employees rake in about $103K per year.
Employees who count Engineering Design among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $93K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Ashland, Inc. is Project Management; one in four of employees use it for work. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Chemical Process Engineering, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Slightly more than half of workers do get paid time off for illness, but only half of respondents get paid vacation time. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for a fair number of respondents. Ashland, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a casual working environment.