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 Buyer. The median salary at Joy Global, Inc. is $72K per year. Though your experience level and geography are influential salary factors for those at Joy Global, Inc., what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201

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Principal Mechanical Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $113K annually — though Senior Manufacturing Engineers, Senior Buyers, and Mechanical Engineers also do fairly well at $89K, $64K, and about $64K, respectively. Mechanical Designers at Joy Global, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $45K on average) at the company.

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 $68K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $84K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc.; Pittsburgh, Pa. (around $77K), Cleveland, Ohio (about $67K), and Franklin, Pa. ($44K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Joy Global, Inc. pays its Wisconsin employees the most; the pay rate there is $80K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $91K per year for Certified Public Accountants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $88K on average. Regarding salaries and education, Joy Global, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — about $91K.


When it comes to skills, Lean Manufacturing seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $90K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Engineering Design; approximately one in four consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know AutoCAD, Project Management, and Microsoft Office as well.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Joy Global, Inc. lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only 23 percent take sick leave. Most workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for almost all respondents also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

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$42,074 - $62,059
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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