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Average Salary for Joy Global, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Milwaukee, Wisc., Joy Global, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Mechanical Designer. The median salary at Joy Global, Inc. is $73K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Joy Global, Inc. employees is how long you've been working, though your job title and where you live play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Joy Global, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Joy Global, Inc.
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $54K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Joy Global, Inc. employees (35 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn around $70K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Senior Manufacturing Engineers, who earn an average $89K per year, closely trailed by Mechanical Engineers ($70K), Senior Buyers (approximately $64K), and Mechanical Designers (about $45K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K annually) can be spotted in Longview, Texas; the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. ($80K), Pittsburgh, Pa. (around $77K), and Cleveland, Ohio ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Franklin, Pa. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $45K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Arizona pays Joy Global, Inc. the most — about $121K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $92K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of about $91K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Joy Global, Inc. — these employees make the most at $91K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Customer Relationship Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $133K per year. A common skill in Joy Global, Inc.'s work force is Engineering Design; just under a fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and SolidWorks round out the set of key employee skills.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Joy Global, Inc.'s employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 36 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in four workers receiving sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Joy Global, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most survey participants participate. Joy Global, Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all survey participants, and almost all employees do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Joy Global, Inc.


14 %
86 %
$42,000 - $84,250
$46,003 - $94,726
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
$71,216 - $117,916
$42,000 - $92,500
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