Senior Manufacturing Engineers earn the highest median pay at $89K annually, followed by Senior Buyers (about $64K), Mechanical Engineers (around $64K), and Mechanical Designers (approximately $45K).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K per year) can be spotted in Longview, Texas; the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. ($80K), Pittsburgh, Pa. (about $77K), and Cleveland, Ohio ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $44K) is Franklin, Pa. By state, Joy Global, Inc. pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is around $83K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $55K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Joy Global, Inc. employees (34 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $69K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $91K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $88K on average. Joy Global, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $90K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Lean Manufacturing among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $90K annually. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; nearly one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Joy Global, Inc.; the company rewards only 35 percent with paid vacation time and only 23 percent with sick leave. To plan for old age, a large number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for the vast majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.