Average Salary for Bridgestone Americas Employees

Operating out of Nashville, Tenn., tires company Bridgestone Americas employs talent in positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Electrical Engineer. The median income for Bridgestone Americas employees is $65K annually. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Bridgestone Americas workers, followed by how long you've been working and your city. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Nashville, Tennessee 

Tires, Rubber Products

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Bringing in the most money are Business Relationship Managers — their earnings average about $113K per year. Senior Electrical Engineers are a close second at around $85K along with Operations Managers ($80K) and Electrical Engineers ($76K). Financial compensation for Auto Mechanics is rather low — on average only $53K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Bridgestone Americas for between five and 10 years earn approximately $69K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $58K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $83K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($85K per year) can be spotted in Akron, Ohio; the company's headquarter city of Nashville, Tenn. ($79K), Indianapolis, Ind. ($78K), and Aiken, S.C. (around $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Muscatine, Iowa is near the bottom for pay at about $50K. By state, Bridgestone Americas employees make the most in Indiana, earning $81K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Engineer in Training certainly has its perks — salaries approach $81K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $72K on average. It pays to have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Bridgestone Americas — these employees make the most at approximately $96K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $82K per year. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; one in eight of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Troubleshooting.

Benefits and Perks

36 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in four respondents get sick leave. A fair number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for most respondents, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Bridgestone Americas


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79 %
$39,319 - $76,769
$44,925 - $95,883
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
$56,087 - $99,246
$45,181 - $101,736
$61,391 - $90,078
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$77,536 - $82,306
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