Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $72K for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (27 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home approximately $58K annually.
Earning around $100K on average, Principal Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by Business Systems Analysts ($79K), Control Systems Engineers ($75K), and Automation Engineers (about $70K). Near the bottom at Emerson Process Management are Applications Engineers, pulling in just $58K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $97K per year) can be spotted in Austin; Pittsburgh ($90K), Eden Prairie (about $84K), and Houston (approximately $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Marshalltown — at $56K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $95K annually) in Pennsylvania.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers receive bigger paychecks (about $117K) than those without credentials. APICS Certified Supply Chain Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $93K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (IE); Emerson Process Management awards $138K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count C# among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $96K. A garden variety skill at Emerson Process Management is Microsoft Excel; roughly an eighth of Emerson Process Management's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Engineering Design, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Two in five workers have paid vacation, and only about one in three workers can take paid time off for illness. The greater part of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.