Average Salary for Ashland, Inc. Employees

Based in Covington, Ky.,petroleum player Ashland, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Staff Scientist and Information Technology Manager positions. An average Ashland, Inc. employee can expect to make $73K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Ashland, Inc. employees is geography, though your role at the company and how long you've been working play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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), Columbus, Ohio (approximately $83K), and Lexington, Ky. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. Dublin, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at about $50K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New Jersey, where the average salary is around $127K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Managers, Environmental Program Managers, Tax Managers, and Staff Scientists; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $123K per year, the other salaries come in at around $107K, about $80K, and $80K, respectively. Computer Aided Design Designers make an average $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 $66K annually. Overall, the greater share of Ashland, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $64K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours receive bigger paychecks (about $103K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Public Accountants with credentials; these people earn around $80K per year on average. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration make the most here, hauling in $123K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $77K per year. A common skill in Ashland, Inc.'s work force is Microsoft Excel; approximately one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Chemical Process Engineering.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of respondents receive paid time off. Nearly all employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Ashland, Inc. provides health insurance to almost all respondents, and most respondents do receive dental coverage. Ashland, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Ashland, Inc.


34 %
66 %
$39,232 - $77,152
$46,763 - $120,871
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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