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.