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Average Salary for Ashland, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Covington, Ky., Ashland, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the petroleum, from Staff Scientist to Information Technology Manager. Employees at Ashland, Inc. make $75K annually on average. At Ashland, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is where you live — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Ashland, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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About This Company

Covington, Kentucky 


Petroleum, Manufacturing, Chemical industry

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K per year) can be spotted in Bridgewater, N.J.; Wilmington, Del. ($103K), Atlanta, Ga. ($90K), and Columbus, Ohio (about $82K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $51K) in Dublin, Ohio, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, New Jersey offers the highest pay at approximately $125K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Managers, Tax Managers, Staff Scientists, and Process Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $123K per year, the other salaries come in at $80K, $77K, and approximately $67K, respectively. Computer Aided Design Designers make an average around $45K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $68K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (26 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $65K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants receive bigger paychecks (about $80K annually) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $66K per year for accredited APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at Ashland, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $123K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Product Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $115K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the Ashland, Inc. workforce; around one in seven of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only 38 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Most survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Nearly all respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of employees report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a company cell phone, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Ashland, Inc.


33 %
67 %
$39,067 - $76,162
$46,763 - $122,700
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
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