Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $67K. Average pay is typically $57K for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Bridgestone Americas folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $65K per year.
Median pay is highest in Indianapolis ($85K annually), followed by the company's headquarter city of Nashville (approximately $69K), Akron (about $65K), and Des Moines (around $52K). At approximately $42K, Aiken is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Georgia; salaries there average to $89K per year.
Mechanical Engineers earn the highest median pay at about $68K, followed by Chemical Engineers ($59K).
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $64K for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Bridgestone Americas compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at about $88K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Negotiation; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $111K. One of the more prevalent skills at Bridgestone Americas is Microsoft Excel, with a little less than one-fifth considering it a key competency. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and AutoCAD were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Only 38 percent at Bridgestone Americas enjoy paid vacation time, and just a quarter of workers can take sick leave. Bridgestone Americas sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a company cell phone, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.