Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach around $53K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns $69K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($105K per year) can be spotted in Pittsburgh; the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee ($80K), Cleveland (approximately $67K), and Franklin (about $44K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Arizona; salaries there average to $121K annually.
Typically, Senior Manufacturing Engineers are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $89K; Mechanical Engineers, Senior Buyers, and Mechanical Designers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $75K, about $64K, and around $45K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $92K. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $91K per year. Joy Global, Inc. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $91K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Technical Sales; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $121K. AutoCAD is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over a fifth of Joy Global, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and SolidWorks round out the set of key employee skills.
Employees skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (two in five workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. The greater part of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for the vast majority of workers. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.