Plant Managers of Manufacturing rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $110K; Senior Mechanical Engineers come in second with typical earnings amounting to $82K, while Product Development Engineers and Human Resources Managers rank near the top as well ($70K and $66K, respectively). Near the bottom at Berry Plastics Corporation are IT Business Analysts, pulling in just about $43K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $50K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $45K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $81K per year.
Median pay is highest in Baltimore (around $78K annually), followed by Hot Springs (approximately $73K), Lancaster (about $54K), and Rochester ($49K). Expected earnings are below average ($46K) in Evansville, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at approximately $90K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $85K for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Human Resources Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $66K annually. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Berry Plastics Corporation — these employees make the most at $87K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Computer Aided Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $88K. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Berry Plastics Corporation workforce; roughly one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Project Management, AutoCAD, and Product Development are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
29 percent have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. Nearly all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most workers report having health insurance, and a fair portion of workers report having dental coverage. Berry Plastics Corporation also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and gym membership.