Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Managers, Senior Research Scientists, Staff Scientists, and Executive Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $125K, the other salaries come in at $102K, $78K, and $50K, respectively. Ashland, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Customer Service Representatives (around $38K).
Median pay is highest in Wilmington (approximately $121K per year), followed by Bridgewater (around $106K), Columbus (approximately $79K), and Los Angeles (about $64K). Calvert City is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $48K. Across Ashland, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Delaware earn the most, taking home $123K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $64K. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to around $64K. The largest fraction of Ashland, Inc. people (28 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $120K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
ISO Internal Auditors are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $86K. Acquiring certification to be a APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management is rewarded at $72K annually. Ashland, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are also well compensated, earning $105K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Product Development among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $104K. Folks here also tend to know Data Analysis; on the survey, about a tenth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Business Development.
Benefits and Perks
37 percent receive paid vacation, and only 29 percent get sick leave. Almost all employees report contributing to a 401(k). Almost all workers receive health insurance, and the vast majority of workers get dental coverage. Ashland, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, gym membership, and a casual working environment.