When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $147K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Philadelphia, Pa. (around $74K), the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga. ($69K), and San Jose, Calif. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Tampa, Fla.; in fact, at about $47K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at $96K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $58K annually. Overall, the greater share of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $43K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Quality Assurance Managers, who bring in close to $77K annually, though Warehouse Managers are not far behind at about $72K along with Supply Chain Planners (approximately $55K) and Warehouse Supervisors (around $51K). Among the lower-paid positions at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. are Account Managers — the median salary for this role approaches $40K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Lean Manufacturing Practitioner Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $150K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $120K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. awards $102K to these degree-holders.
In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $79K per year. A common skill in Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.'s work force is Leadership; a little less than a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Account Management.
Benefits and Perks
One in three survey participants receive paid vacation, and only 18 percent get sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For a large number of workers, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.