Average Salary for Joy Global, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Milwaukee, Wisc., Joy Global, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Industrial Engineer. The median income for Joy Global, Inc. employees is $72K annually. Joy Global, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though your city and how long you've been working are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201

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Manufacturing Engineering Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $130K per year; Electrical Engineering Managers, Principal Mechanical Engineers, and Senior Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $129K, around $113K, and $85K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Joy Global, Inc. are Industrial Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $55K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $131K annually) can be spotted in Warrendale, Pa.; Pittsburgh, Pa. ($95K), Cranberry Township, Pa. (around $78K), and Franklin, Pa. ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $59K) in Longview, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Pennsylvania; salaries there average to about $80K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $57K annually. Overall, the greater share of Joy Global, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $78K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Certificate Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $104K annually. Certified Professional Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $80K per year. Joy Global, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning around $129K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $80K annually. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Computer Aided Design.


At Joy Global, Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). The vast majority of employees report having health insurance, and almost all workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Joy Global, Inc. are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Joy Global, Inc.


17 %
83 %
$43,796 - $62,454
$50,000 - $86,476
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
$65,496 - $112,900
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$63,871 - $96,650
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