Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $85K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $54K per year.
Earning $70K annually on average, Mechanical Engineers receive the most money, followed by Engineering Project Managers (about $54K per year).
Residents of Bellingham, Wash. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $65K annually; other top-paying cities include Seattle, Wash. ($61K) and Sedro-woolley, Wash. ($55K).
Certifications and Degrees
Those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Janicki Industries Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $61K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Excel in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $81K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Janicki Industries Inc. workers, with close to one-half of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. CATIA, Project Management, and AutoCAD were also reported by many survey participants.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only one-seventh of respondents receive paid vacation and sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and the vast majority of workers use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for slightly more than half of workers. Janicki Industries Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.