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Average Salary for Kimberly Clark Corp Employees

Irving, Texas-based Kimberly Clark Corp hires for positions ranging from Process Engineer to Electrical Engineer in the manufacturing. A salary of $83K annually is the median rate at Kimberly Clark Corp. Geography plays the largest role in compensation at Kimberly Clark Corp, but what you do at the company and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Kimberly Clark Corp typically pays:
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About This Company

Irving, Texas 75038


Manufacturing, Packaging Paper and Plastics Film, Coated and Laminated, Coated and Laminated Paper, NEC, Plastics, Foil, and Coated Paper Bags, Uncoated Paper and Multiwall Bag Manufacturing, Die-Cut Paper and Paperboard and Cardboard, Sanitary Paper Products, Envelope Manufacturing, Stationery, Tablet, and Related Product Manufacturing, Converted Paper and Paperboard Products, NEC

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $118K per year) can be spotted in Appleton, Wisc.; Dallas, Texas ($96K), Atlanta, Ga. (about $84K), and Neenah, Wisc. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Roswell, Ga. at $54K. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at around $98K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Research Scientists, who bring in close to $104K per year, though Process Engineers are not far behind at about $80K along with Research Scientists (around $79K) and Electrical Engineers (approximately $75K). Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only $55K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $61K annually. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $86K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($122K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Information Systems Security Professionals with credentials; these people earn approximately $118K per year on average. Kimberly Clark Corp workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) are also well compensated, earning around $127K on average.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $96K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Kimberly Clark Corp is Data Analysis, with just under one-fifth considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Kimberly Clark Corp lets only 45 percent take paid vacation and only 29 percent take sick leave. A large number of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Kimberly Clark Corp


41 %
59 %
$45,500 - $92,690
$54,666 - $104,019
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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