Nearing the top of the pay scale are Sales Directors, Staff Engineers, Senior Project Engineers, and Process Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $140K annually, the other salaries come in at about $82K, around $80K, and $65K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Kohler, Co. are Supply Chain Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $54K.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $73K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $60K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Brownwood, Texas ($84K), Fargo, N.D. ($69K), and Kohler, Wisc. (approximately $66K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $59K) is Milwaukee, Wisc. By state, Kohler, Co. pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is $92K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $113K per year 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 approximately $103K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Kohler, Co. awards $110K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $68K annually. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; nearly one in seven of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Marketing Communications.
At Kohler, Co., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 29 percent receiving paid vacation and one in six workers receiving sick leave. A large number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and a large number of employees report having dental coverage. Kohler, Co. employees also enjoy perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.