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Average Salary for Bridgestone Americas Employees

Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Bridgestone Americas offers a range of employment opportunities in the tires industry, from Mechanical Engineer to Chemical Engineer. The average Bridgestone Americas employee earns $60K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Bridgestone Americas employees is your experience level, though geography and your job title play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Bridgestone Americas typically pays:
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Employer: Bridgestone Americas
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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)
$52,111 - $114,595  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (5)
Salary$50,799 - $107,532  
Bonus$1,537 - $19,875  
Total Pay$52,111 - $114,595  
[+]Automotive Technician (4)
$23,111 - $63,223  
[+]Automotive Technician (4)
Total Pay$23,111 - $63,223  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
$22,660 - $57,274  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
Total Pay$22,660 - $57,274  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
$23,722 - $46,961  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
Total Pay$23,722 - $46,961  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Bridgestone Americas Details

Nashville, Tennessee

Tires, Rubber Products

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $68K. Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is around $57K annually. For the most part, a representative employee at Bridgestone Americas has been working for 10-19 years and makes approximately $62K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $85K annually) can be spotted in Indianapolis; the company's headquarter city of Nashville ($69K), Akron ($65K), and Des Moines ($52K) are the next top-paying cities. Aiken is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $42K. Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — around $89K per year on average.


Mechanical Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $68K; Chemical Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $59K.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $64K. The best paid folks at Bridgestone Americas have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning approximately $88K annually.


When it comes to skills, Negotiation seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $110K. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Bridgestone Americas workers, with just under one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Bridgestone Americas gives paid vacation to 38 percent and paid sick leave to one in four workers. Bridgestone Americas sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all employees use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

20 %
80 %
$30,521 - $82,000
$50,507 - $95,865
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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