Average Salary for Bridgestone Americas Employees

Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Business Relationship Manager in the tires. Compensation for Bridgestone Americas employees is around $61K per year on average. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Bridgestone Americas workers, followed by your experience level and geography. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Nashville, Tennessee 

Tires, Rubber Products

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Corporate Strategy Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $130K annually; Business Relationship Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $113K, while Senior Electrical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers rank near the top as well ($81K and approximately $68K, respectively). Bridgestone Americas hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Territory Sales Managers (about $27K on average).

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $58K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $75K annually. The largest fraction of Bridgestone Americas people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $82K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($89K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Nashville, Tenn.; Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $81K), Atlanta, Ga. ($80K), and Oakland, Calif. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $54K) is Des Moines, Iowa. Across Bridgestone Americas' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Tennessee earn the most, taking home $83K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers earn approximately $130K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to about $63K per year for accredited OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME); Bridgestone Americas awards $66K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Account Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $114K annually. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; approximately one-eighth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Operations Management, Project Management, and Customer Service round out the set of key employee skills.


Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Bridgestone Americas lets only two in five employees take paid vacation and only one in four employees take sick leave. A large number of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most respondents can count on health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Bridgestone Americas employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, relocation expenses, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Bridgestone Americas


21 %
79 %
$30,639 - $81,265
$45,933 - $100,541
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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