When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($111K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Victoria, Texas (about $73K), Franklin, Ind. (around $59K), and Evansville, Ind. ($58K) are the next top-paying cities. Lawrence, Kan. is near the bottom for pay at $49K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Illinois, where the average salary is approximately $108K per year.
Earning around $75K annually on average, IT Project Engineers receive the most money, followed by Project Engineers ($71K), Process Engineers (about $60K), and Purchasing Agents ($46K). Among the lower-paid positions at Berry Plastics Corporation are Human Resources Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $38K.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $61K per year on average. The largest slice of the Berry Plastics Corporation workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $46K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings receive bigger paychecks ($87K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Senior Human Resources Professional is rewarded with median pay of about $82K annually. The best paid folks at Berry Plastics Corporation have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA), earning $108K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $75K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, roughly one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Berry Plastics Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and most survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. Berry Plastics Corporation provides health insurance to a large number of respondents, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Berry Plastics Corporation are life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.