Average Salary for Kimberly Clark Corp Employees

Operating out of Irving, Texas, manufacturing company Kimberly Clark Corp employs talent in positions ranging from Electrical Engineer to Process Engineer. Kimberly Clark Corp pays its employees $83K per year on average. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and what you do at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Kimberly Clark Corp. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Kimberly Clark Corp typically pays:
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Employer: Kimberly Clark Corp
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Process Engineer (7)
$52,125 - $104,228  
[-]Process Engineer (7)
Salary$54,414 - $105,235  
Bonus$195.34 - $2,678  
Total Pay$52,125 - $104,228  
[+]Electrical Engineer (6)
$54,939 - $117,131  
[+]Electrical Engineer (6)
Salary$57,933 - $111,346  
Total Pay$54,939 - $117,131  
[+]Quality Engineer, Medical Devices (3)
$60,218 - $125,074  
[+]Quality Engineer, Medical Devices (3)
Salary$62,603 - $114,569  
Total Pay$60,218 - $125,074  
[+]Product Development Scientist (3)
$49,694 - $98,251  
[+]Product Development Scientist (3)
Salary$49,309 - $93,163  
Total Pay$49,694 - $98,251  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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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 ($98K annually) can be spotted in Appleton, Wisc.; Dallas, Texas ($96K), Atlanta, Ga. ($84K), and Neenah, Wisc. (approximately $83K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $55K) in Roswell, Ga., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Kimberly Clark Corp pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is around $100K per year.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $63K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Kimberly Clark Corp folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $88K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Senior Research Scientists, who earn an average around $104K annually, closely trailed by Medical Devices Quality Engineers (about $99K), Process Engineers ($83K), and Research Scientists (approximately $79K). Near the bottom at Kimberly Clark Corp are Product Development Scientists, pulling in an average of just $68K.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $122K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional is rewarded with median pay of approximately $118K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME); Kimberly Clark Corp awards around $127K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $95K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Kimberly Clark Corp workers, with just under one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Kimberly Clark Corp can sometimes lack paid time off; half of employees get paid vacation days, and a third of workers receive paid sick leave. The vast majority of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of employees, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Kimberly Clark Corp


41 %
59 %
$45,500 - $94,659
$54,405 - $103,460
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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