Plant Controllers earn the highest median pay at $86K annually, followed by Product Development Engineers ($76K), Shipping Managers ($72K), and Human Resources Managers (approximately $69K). Purchasing Agents at Berry Plastics Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $47K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $80K per year) can be spotted in Sarasota, Fla.; Baltimore, Md. ($78K), Lancaster, Pa. (about $57K), and Evansville, Ind. ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Maryland, where the average Berry Plastics Corporation employee makes $75K annually.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $55K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $46K annually. The largest fraction of Berry Plastics Corporation people (37 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $70K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Human Resources Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $69K annually. OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $65K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Berry Plastics Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $57K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $62K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Berry Plastics Corporation workforce; just under a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, and Product Development.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Berry Plastics Corporation gives paid vacation to one in three survey participants and paid sick leave to one in seven workers. Berry Plastics Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all workers use this option to save for their retirement. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.