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Updated: 12 Apr 2014
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Caterpillar, Inc.
Peoria, Illinois 61629
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construction machinery and equipment
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Caterpillar, Caterpillar Inc
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), also known as "CAT", is a corporation which designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery and engines and sells financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, ...
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How This Employer Pays
Caterpillar, Inc. typically pays its employees
above market
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below market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 119 Caterpillar, Inc. votes.
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Employer: Caterpillar, Inc.
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (20)
$54,213 - $94,435  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (20)
Salary$61,956 - $87,585  
Bonus$0.00 - $12,255  
Total Pay$54,213 - $94,435  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (15)
$52,357 - $88,616  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (15)
Salary$55,198 - $84,353  
Bonus$0.00 - $11,745  
Total Pay$52,357 - $88,616  
[+]Design Engineer (15)
$54,770 - $93,301  
[+]Design Engineer (15)
Salary$52,306 - $83,073  
Bonus$0.00 - $12,080  
Total Pay$54,770 - $93,301  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (10)
$79,959 - $134,095  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (10)
Salary$71,902 - $114,229  
Bonus$2,173 - $22,677  
Total Pay$79,959 - $134,095  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 377

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