The highest average salaries go to Chief Engineers, who bring in close to $120K per year, though Technical Program Managers are not far behind at $92K along with Project Engineers (about $89K) and Senior Project Engineers (approximately $86K). Among the lower-paid positions at CNH America LLC are Mechanical Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches around $62K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($102K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Burr Ridge, Ill. (about $76K), Burlington, Iowa ($70K), and New Holland, Pa. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $61K, Racine, Wisc. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; salaries there average to $84K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $62K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make around $66K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $119K annually for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming an Engineer in Training can certainly pay off here; those folks make $72K on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) make the most here, hauling in $107K per year.
In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $94K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; CNH America LLC gives paid vacation days to one in four respondents and sick leave to one in eight workers. Most workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The vast majority of employees report having health insurance, and most survey participants report having dental coverage. CNH America LLC folks also make good use of a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.