When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Boston, Mass. (about $105K), Charlotte, N.C. ($67K), and Louisville, Ky. (around $54K) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Clariant Corporation the most — $106K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $73K annually. Overall, the greater share of Clariant Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $50K per year.
Bringing in the most money are Operations Project Managers — their earnings average $105K annually. Chemists are a close second at about $48K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, who make approximately $105K annually. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Clariant Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $55K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Technical Sales in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $120K annually. Data Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Product Development.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone.