Average Salary for Bridgestone Americas Employees

Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Americas offers a range of employment opportunities in the tires industry, from Mechanical Engineer to Chemical Engineer. A salary of $61K annually is the going rate at Bridgestone Americas. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Bridgestone Americas. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Employer: Bridgestone Americas
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Mechanical Engineer (5)
$51,686 - $115,255  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (5)
Salary$50,136 - $103,626  
Bonus$1,593 - $19,863  
Total Pay$51,686 - $115,255  
[+]Automotive Technician (4)
$20,311 - $69,984  
[+]Automotive Technician (4)
Total Pay$20,311 - $69,984  
[+]Service Manager Automotive (3)
$27,760 - $77,128  
[+]Service Manager Automotive (3)
Total Pay$27,760 - $77,128  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
$22,831 - $57,312  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
Total Pay$22,831 - $57,312  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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About This Company

Nashville, Tennessee 

Tires, Rubber Products

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $67K. Average pay is typically $57K for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Bridgestone Americas folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $65K per year.


Median pay is highest in Indianapolis ($85K annually), followed by the company's headquarter city of Nashville (approximately $69K), Akron (about $65K), and Des Moines (around $52K). At approximately $42K, Aiken is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Georgia; salaries there average to $89K per year.


Mechanical Engineers earn the highest median pay at about $68K, followed by Chemical Engineers ($59K).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $64K for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Bridgestone Americas compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at about $88K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Negotiation; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $111K. One of the more prevalent skills at Bridgestone Americas is Microsoft Excel, with a little less than one-fifth considering it a key competency. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and AutoCAD were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Only 38 percent at Bridgestone Americas enjoy paid vacation time, and just a quarter of workers can take sick leave. Bridgestone Americas sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a company cell phone, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Bridgestone Americas


20 %
80 %
$30,521 - $82,000
$50,209 - $94,333
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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