Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Manufacturing Engineers, Senior Buyers, Mechanical Engineers, and Mechanical Designers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $89K per year, the other salaries come in at $64K, around $64K, and $45K, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K annually) can be spotted in Longview, Texas; the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. (about $80K), Pittsburgh, Pa. ($77K), and Cleveland, Ohio (around $67K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($44K) in Franklin, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to $83K per year.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $55K annually on average. The largest slice of the Joy Global, Inc. workforce (34 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, approximately $69K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $91K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials; these people earn around $88K per year on average. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $90K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Lean Manufacturing; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $90K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill among Joy Global, Inc. workers, with approximately one-fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
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
35 percent receive paid vacation, and only 23 percent get sick leave. Most respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and almost all survey participants report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.