The highest paychecks go to Sales Directors, who earn an average around $140K per year, closely trailed by Supplier Quality Engineering Managers ($103K), Staff Engineers (approximately $82K), and Senior Project Engineers (about $78K). Near the bottom at Kohler, Co. are Network Administrators, pulling in an average of just $50K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($127K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Milwaukee, Wisc. (around $101K), Fargo, N.D. (approximately $69K), and Brownwood, Texas ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Hattiesburg, Miss. at $62K. Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — about $127K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $70K annually. The largest fraction of Kohler, Co. people (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $60K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $113K annually for Lean Six Sigma Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $103K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Kohler, Co. awards $104K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $90K per year. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; approximately one-sixth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.
Kohler, Co.'s employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three survey participants receiving paid vacation and slightly less than a fifth of workers receiving sick leave. A large number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, and tuition reimbursement.