Average Salary for Lear Corporation Employees

The median income for Lear Corporation employees is $75K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Lear Corporation fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; where you live and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Lear Corporation
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.
[-]Quality Manager (4)
$50,763 - $144,880  
[-]Quality Manager (4)
Salary$51,782 - $127,358  
Bonus$1,193 - $19,234  
Total Pay$50,763 - $144,880  
[+]Senior Engineering Technician (3)
$49,380 - $83,349  
[+]Senior Engineering Technician (3)
Salary$49,058 - $79,513  
Total Pay$49,380 - $83,349  
[+]Production Supervisor (3)
$34,079 - $78,011  
[+]Production Supervisor (3)
Salary$37,325 - $77,719  
Total Pay$34,079 - $78,011  
[+]Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer (2)
$44,742 - $74,806  
[+]Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer (2)
Salary$46,360 - $73,118  
Bonus$472.51 - $4,899  
Total Pay$44,742 - $74,806  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Plant Controllers, Senior Mechanical Engineers, Finance Supervisors, and Quality Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $120K per year, the other salaries come in at $96K, approximately $91K, and around $88K, respectively. Near the bottom at Lear Corporation are Production Supervisors, pulling in an average of just $60K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $99K annually) can be spotted in Harrisburg, Pa.; Detroit, Mich. ($88K), Wilmington, N.C. (about $84K), and Southfield, Mich. (around $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Morristown, Tenn. is near the bottom for pay at $55K. Across Lear Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Pennsylvania earn the most, taking home approximately $99K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $58K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $82K per year. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of about $90K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $120K per year for Certified Public Accountants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is rewarded with median pay of $90K annually. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at Lear Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $125K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Process Improvement; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $86K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; just under a fifth deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Project Management, Data Analysis, and Engineering Design as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of workers at Lear Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in seven workers can take sick leave. The vast majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Nearly all employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. Lear Corporation also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Lear Corporation


25 %
75 %
$44,067 - $86,457
$55,893 - $96,902
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
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