Average Salary for Caraustar Industries Employees

Based in Austell, Ga.,paperboard mills player Caraustar Industries offers many employment opportunities, including Process Engineer and Account Manager positions. The median income for Caraustar Industries employees is $59K per year. At Caraustar Industries, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company factors into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Austell, Georgia 30106

Paperboard Mills

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $54K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Caraustar Industries employees (33 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $70K per year on average.


Caraustar Industries workers in Alabama earn the most — approximately $106K annually on average.


Process Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $87K per year; Account Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $62K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $87K per year for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of $72K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Caraustar Industries pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $122K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Process Improvement; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $87K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Caraustar Industries is Account Management, with about a third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Manufacturing Process Engineering, Microsoft Word, and Production Management.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all employees save for retirement through Caraustar Industries' 401(k) plan. A large number of respondents report having health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants report having dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Caraustar Industries


28 %
72 %
$58,957 - $95,632

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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