Plant Controllers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $86K per year; Product Development Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $76K, while Shipping Managers and Human Resources Managers rank near the top as well ($72K and about $69K, respectively). Earning only around $46K on average, Purchasing Agents make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $80K annually) can be spotted in Sarasota, Fla.; Baltimore, Md. ($78K), Lancaster, Pa. ($57K), and Evansville, Ind. (about $48K) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Maryland, where they average to $75K per year.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $46K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $55K per year. The largest fraction of Berry Plastics Corporation people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $70K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Human Resources Professionals, who make about $69K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people earn around $65K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Berry Plastics Corporation pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $56K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $73K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; approximately one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
31 percent receive paid vacation, and only one-seventh of employees get sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all employees use it to save for retirement. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.