When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Roswell, Ga. ($105K), Atlanta, Ga. ($90K), and Appleton, Wisc. (approximately $89K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Alpharetta, Ga. at about $47K. By state, Kimberly Clark Corp pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is around $97K per year.
Research Scientists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $90K annually; Electrical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $83K, while Operations Managers and Mechanical Engineers rank near the top as well (around $80K and $76K, respectively). On the lower end are Administrative Assistants at $47K on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $73K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Kimberly Clark Corp for between five and 10 years earn approximately $80K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (25 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of $99K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $100K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional is rewarded with median pay of $98K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Kimberly Clark Corp pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing the most — around $196K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Planning; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $110K annually. A garden variety skill at Kimberly Clark Corp is Project Management; slightly less than a fourth of Kimberly Clark Corp's people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of employees report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.