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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 Senior Manufacturing Engineer. Joy Global, Inc. employees bring home $72K annually on average. Though what you do at the company and your city are influential salary factors for those at Joy Global, Inc., how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Joy Global, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Joy Global, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (8)
$48,268 - $106,110  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (8)
Salary$48,138 - $102,605  
Bonus$525 - $8,251  
Total Pay$48,268 - $106,110  
[+]Senior Manufacturing Engineer (2)
$71,053 - $110,149  
[+]Senior Manufacturing Engineer (2)
Salary$68,801 - $104,423  
Bonus$937 - $8,392  
Total Pay$71,053 - $110,149  
[+]Mechanical Designer (2)
$34,350 - $58,286  
[+]Mechanical Designer (2)
Salary$33,592 - $56,113  
Total Pay$34,350 - $58,286  
[+]Senior Buyer (2)
$51,325 - $86,773  
[+]Senior Buyer (2)
Salary$50,435 - $83,880  
Bonus$873 - $8,014  
Total Pay$51,325 - $86,773  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $55K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Joy Global, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $70K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Senior Manufacturing Engineers — their earnings average $89K per year. Mechanical Engineers are a close second at approximately $70K along with Senior Buyers (about $64K) and Mechanical Designers ($45K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc.; Pittsburgh, Pa. ($77K), Cleveland, Ohio (around $67K), and Franklin, Pa. (approximately $45K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Arizona, where the average Joy Global, Inc. employee makes $121K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn about $92K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of $91K per year on average. The best paid folks at Joy Global, Inc. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning approximately $91K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Technical Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $108K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Engineering Design; one-fourth deem it necessary for work. AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Project Management round out the set of key employee skills.


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

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Joy Global, Inc. gives paid vacation days to two-fifths of workers and sick leave to 28 percent. Most respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents get dental coverage. Joy Global, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Joy Global, Inc.


15 %
85 %
$42,000 - $84,250
$45,466 - $95,328
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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