When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($182K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Joliet, Ill. (about $133K), St. Paul, Minn. (approximately $119K), and Rosemount, Minn. ($98K) are the next top-paying cities. Wichita, Kan. is near the bottom for pay at around $74K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $102K annually) in Wisconsin.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $95K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Flint Hills Resources employees (30 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $75K annually on average.
Engineering Project Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $110K per year, followed by Reliability Engineers ($93K), Process Engineers (about $92K), and Training Managers ($90K). Near the bottom at Flint Hills Resources are Environmental Engineers, pulling in an average of just around $72K.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $152K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming an Engineer in Training can certainly pay off here; those folks make $128K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE); Flint Hills Resources awards $137K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $120K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among Flint Hills Resources workers, with over a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
One in four workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Flint Hills Resources workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Flint Hills Resources provides health insurance to the vast majority of employees, and almost all workers do receive dental coverage. Flint Hills Resources employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.