Chief Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $120K annually; Project Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $88K, while Senior Project Engineers and Test Engineers rank near the top as well ($86K and $65K, respectively). Financial compensation for Mechanical Engineers is rather low — on average only approximately $62K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $102K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Burr Ridge, Ill. (around $80K), Racine, Wisc. ($68K), and New Holland, Pa. (approximately $64K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Burlington, Iowa — at about $62K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across CNH America LLC's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $84K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $62K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of CNH America LLC employees (28 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $64K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $119K per year) than those without credentials. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $71K annually. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) at CNH America LLC — these employees make the most at around $107K per year.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $109K annually. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; roughly a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Project Management, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel.
At CNH America LLC, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in four survey participants receiving paid vacation and one in eight survey participants receiving paid sick days. A large number of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. At CNH America LLC, most workers have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. CNH America LLC employees also enjoy perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.