Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $50K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $38K per year. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $74K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Product Line Managers, who bring in close to $68K per year, though Outside Sales Representatives are not far behind at approximately $61K along with Industrial Engineers ($55K) and Customer Service Specialists (about $41K).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($58K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Boise, Idaho (around $49K), Alexandria, La. ($42K), and Salt Lake City, Utah ($41K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in North Carolina, where salaries average out at approximately $85K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $93K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Class A Commercial Driver License Holders with credentials; these people earn $68K per year on average. At Boise Cascade Corp, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at about $55K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $78K annually. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one-fifth of Boise Cascade Corp's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Engineering Design, Product Marketing, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in four survey participants at Boise Cascade Corp enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in ten workers can take sick leave. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and life insurance.