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Updated: 18 Oct 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 4 out of 5 based on 99 Caterpillar, Inc. votes.
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Employer: Caterpillar, Inc.
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[-]Design Engineer (18)
$55,920 - $92,493  
[-]Design Engineer (18)
Salary$55,800 - $82,294  
Bonus$-0.50 - $12,122  
Profit Disbursement$613 - $8,075  
Total Pay$55,920 - $92,493  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (12)
$36,113 - $96,893  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (12)
Salary$54,349 - $86,417  
Bonus$785 - $10,245  
Total Pay$36,113 - $96,893  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (12)
$54,669 - $96,966  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (12)
Salary$58,646 - $106,169  
Bonus$1,411 - $18,628  
Total Pay$54,669 - $96,966  
[+]Machinist (9)
$26,191 - $64,205  
[+]Machinist (9)
Bonus$21.45 - $1,491  
Total Pay$26,191 - $64,205  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 338

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Popular Perks 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Life insurance / disability 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Casual dress 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Cell phone

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