When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $90K per year) can be spotted in Little Rock, Ark.; Limerick, Maine ($82K), the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($76K), and Oklahoma City, Okla. (approximately $73K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $50K, Berwick, La. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Arkansas; salaries there average to $90K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $83K per year. The greater proportion of employees (46 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $67K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Product Line Managers — their earnings average $76K per year. Mechanical Engineers are a close second at $73K along with Design Engineers (about $72K) and Project Coordinators ($69K). Cameron International hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Manufacturing Production Coordinators (approximately $49K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $124K annually. APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $116K per year. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management make the most here, hauling in $150K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Process Improvement; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $95K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design as well.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only 42 percent at Cameron International enjoy paid vacation time, and just 35 percent can take sick leave. To plan for old age, most workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Almost all respondents report having health insurance, and nearly all respondents report having dental coverage. Cameron International also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.