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. The typical salary at Joy Global, Inc. is $71K per year. Though your city and your job title are influential salary factors for those at Joy Global, Inc., your experience level turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Joy Global, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Joy Global, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$49,601 - $108,590  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$49,495 - $102,944  
Bonus$501 - $9,408  
Total Pay$49,601 - $108,590  
[+]Mechanical Designer (2)
$34,301 - $57,878  
[+]Mechanical Designer (2)
Salary$33,939 - $56,096  
Total Pay$34,301 - $57,878  
[+]Senior Buyer (2)
$50,830 - $86,603  
[+]Senior Buyer (2)
Salary$50,872 - $83,539  
Bonus$713 - $8,051  
Total Pay$50,830 - $86,603  
[+]Senior Manufacturing Engineer (2)
$69,220 - $110,707  
[+]Senior Manufacturing Engineer (2)
Salary$69,964 - $103,936  
Bonus$1,042 - $8,607  
Total Pay$69,220 - $110,707  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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About This Company

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201

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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.

Key Stats for Joy Global, Inc.


12 %
88 %
$44,547 - $98,684
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 8 votes.
$71,216 - $117,916
$42,353 - $74,289

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