Chief Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $120K annually — though Project Engineers, Senior Project Engineers, and Test Engineers also do fairly well at $89K, approximately $86K, and about $65K, respectively. With salaries averaging $62K, Mechanical Engineers are among the lowest paid at CNH America LLC.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($102K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Burr Ridge, Ill. (about $79K), Burlington, Iowa ($68K), and Racine, Wisc. ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. New Holland, Pa. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $64K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; salaries there average to $84K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $62K per year. Overall, the greater share of CNH America LLC folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $65K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($119K per year) than those without credentials. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of $71K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, CNH America LLC pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) the most — around $107K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $94K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; about a fourth of CNH America LLC's people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design were also reported by many survey participants.
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 scarce, with only about one in four workers receiving paid vacation and about an eighth of workers receiving sick leave. A large number of workers participate in a 401(k) program. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.