Bringing in the most money are Corporate Strategy Managers — their earnings average around $130K per year. Business Relationship Managers are a close second at $113K along with Senior Electrical Engineers (approximately $81K) and Mechanical Engineers (about $68K). Financial compensation for Territory Sales Managers is rather low — on average only $27K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $58K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $77K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Bridgestone Americas folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $83K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Baltimore, Md. (approximately $89K), the company's headquarter city of Nashville, Tenn. (about $85K), and Indianapolis, Ind. ($81K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $54K) in Des Moines, Iowa, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $81K annually) in Indiana.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $130K per year. Acquiring certification to be a OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holder is rewarded with median pay of $63K annually. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Bridgestone Americas come out on top, and their salaries approach about $66K per year.
When it comes to skills, Strategic Planning seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $117K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Bridgestone Americas is Microsoft Excel; one in eight of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are Operations Management, Account Management, and Project Management.
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
Paid time off is hard to come by at Bridgestone Americas; the company rewards only two-fifths of employees with paid vacation time and only one in four respondents with sick leave. Most employees report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for a large number of employees. Bridgestone Americas also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a company cell phone, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.