When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $177K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Port Arthur, Texas ($135K), Rosemount, Minn. ($93K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (approximately $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Wichita, Kan. ranks low on the pay scale — at $60K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Illinois, where the average salary is around $127K per year.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $90K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $65K per year on average. The largest fraction of Flint Hills Resources people (27 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $119K annually on average.
Bringing in the most money are Master Schedulers — their earnings average approximately $115K per year. Environmental Health & Safety Specialists are a close second at around $81K along with Mechanical Engineers ($79K).
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $125K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Piping Inspector is rewarded with median pay of $115K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Flint Hills Resources pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — approximately $210K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $180K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; slightly less than a third deem it necessary for work. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Flint Hills Resources lets only 28 percent take paid vacation and only one in five respondents take sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Flint Hills Resources sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.