When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $125K per year) can be spotted in St. Paul, Minn.; Rosemount, Minn. ($98K), Corpus Christi, Texas ($90K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (around $80K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Port Arthur, Texas at $61K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Minnesota pays Flint Hills Resources the most — about $105K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $93K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $74K annually on average.
Training Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $90K per year; Engineering Project Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $90K, while Mechanical Engineers and Reliability Engineers rank near the top as well (about $87K and approximately $86K, respectively). With salaries averaging $58K, Financial Analyst Accountants are among the lowest paid at Flint Hills Resources.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $152K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Engineer in Training is rewarded with median pay of approximately $128K per year. Flint Hills Resources workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning around $101K on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $120K annually. A common skill in Flint Hills Resources' work force is Project Management; nearly one in three of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Flint Hills Resources' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A fifth of employees — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of survey participants, and almost all survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Flint Hills Resources also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.