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Average Salary for Bridgestone Americas Employees

Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Americas offers a range of employment opportunities in the tires, from Mechanical Engineer to Business Relationship Manager. Bridgestone Americas pays its employees $63K per year on average. Though your experience level and where you live do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Bridgestone Americas. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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.
[-]Automotive Technician (5)
$22,182 - $69,967  
[-]Automotive Technician (5)
Total Pay$22,182 - $69,967  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (4)
$50,609 - $116,036  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (4)
Salary$50,368 - $109,464  
Total Pay$50,609 - $116,036  
[+]Business Relationship Manager (3)
$79,907 - $179,096  
[+]Business Relationship Manager (3)
Salary$76,588 - $140,719  
Bonus$5,424 - $39,090  
Total Pay$79,907 - $179,096  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
$22,399 - $57,299  
[+]Maintenance Technician (3)
Total Pay$22,399 - $57,299  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Nashville, Tennessee 

Tires, Rubber Products

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Earning around $130K annually on average, Corporate Strategy Managers receive the most money, followed by Business Relationship Managers (approximately $113K) and Mechanical Engineers ($68K).

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $70K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $64K annually. Overall, the greater share of Bridgestone Americas folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $83K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $93K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Nashville, Tenn.; Baltimore, Md. ($89K), Indianapolis, Ind. ($81K), and Akron, Ohio (approximately $72K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Des Moines, Iowa at $52K. By state, Bridgestone Americas pays its Tennessee employees the most; the pay rate there is about $91K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers earn around $130K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Engineer in Trainings with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $64K per year. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Bridgestone Americas — these employees make the most at $88K annually.


When it comes to skills, Account Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $115K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Bridgestone Americas is Microsoft Excel, with one-seventh considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Operations Management, Financial Analysis, and Project Management.


Bridgestone Americas' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Bridgestone Americas lets only 37 percent take paid vacation and only 22 percent take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all employees use it to save for retirement. At Bridgestone Americas, a large number of respondents have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, relocation expenses, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Bridgestone Americas


22 %
78 %
$38,263 - $87,000
$49,488 - $104,784
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 15 votes.
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