When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Dallas, Texas ($58K), Boise, Idaho (around $49K), and Alexandria, La. (about $42K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $41K) in Salt Lake City, Utah, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $94K annually) in Illinois.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Boise Cascade Corp for between five and 10 years earn approximately $50K per year on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $38K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $74K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Product Line Managers, Outside Sales Representatives, Industrial Engineers, and Customer Service Specialists; while the first receives the highest median pay at $68K annually, the other salaries come in at $61K, about $55K, and $41K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $93K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder is rewarded with median pay of $68K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Boise Cascade Corp pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — approximately $55K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Lean Manufacturing; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $90K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; just under one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Product Marketing, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
Only a quarter of respondents at Boise Cascade Corp enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in ten employees can take sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Boise Cascade Corp sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and life insurance.