Nearing the top of the pay scale are Principal Mechanical Engineers, Senior Manufacturing Engineers, Software Engineers, and Senior Buyers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $113K per year, the other salaries come in at $89K, around $82K, and approximately $64K, respectively. Mechanical Designers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $45K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $56K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of about $70K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $96K annually) can be spotted in Longview, Texas; the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. ($80K), Pittsburgh, Pa. (around $75K), and Cleveland, Ohio ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Franklin, Pa. — at $62K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Joy Global, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Texas earn the most, taking home approximately $94K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $91K annually. Certified Professional Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $80K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) at Joy Global, Inc. — these employees make the most at $105K annually.
When it comes to skills, Team Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $83K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Joy Global, Inc. is Engineering Design, with nearly one in five considering it a key competency. Other top skills include AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
Joy Global, Inc.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
One in five workers receive paid vacation, and only one in eight survey participants get sick leave. Joy Global, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. For nearly all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and almost all employees get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Joy Global, Inc. are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.