Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Emerson Process Management for between five and 10 years earn approximately $73K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $59K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K per year) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Mckinney, Texas (around $99K), Minneapolis, Minn. ($84K), and Pittsburgh, Pa. (about $82K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Marshalltown, Iowa — at $56K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Pennsylvania, where the average salary is about $85K annually.
Product Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $101K per year — though Principal Software Engineers, Control Systems Engineers, and Software Engineers also do fairly well at $100K, around $80K, and $79K, respectively. Applications Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $58K.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (around $133K annually) than those without credentials. Earning a Certified Professional Engineer certification garners significant financial rewards of $102K per year on average. At Emerson Process Management, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (IE) receive the highest salaries at about $138K.
In this position, it pays to have Strategic Marketing in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $104K annually. Engineering Design also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in seven of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Emerson Process Management gives paid vacation days to 38 percent and sick leave to a quarter of employees. A large number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.