When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Boston, Mass. (approximately $105K), Charlotte, N.C. (around $67K), and Louisville, Ky. (about $54K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is $106K per year.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Clariant Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $73K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (26 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $50K per year.
Operations Project Managers earn the highest median pay at around $105K annually, followed by Chemists ($48K) per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $105K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $55K per year.
Employees who count Technical Sales among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $120K annually. A garden variety skill at Clariant Corporation is Data Analysis; one in four of Clariant Corporation's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Marketing Management, and Business Development.
Benefits and Perks
Most respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a fair number of employees, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone.