The highest average salaries go to Plant Controllers, who bring in close to $120K annually, though Senior Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at approximately $96K along with Finance Supervisors ($91K) and Quality Managers (around $88K). Lear Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Senior Engineering Technicians (about $67K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K per year) can be spotted in Harrisburg, Pa.; Detroit, Mich. (approximately $88K), Wilmington, N.C. ($84K), and Southfield, Mich. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Morristown, Tenn. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $55K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Pennsylvania, where the average salary is about $99K annually.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Lear Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $85K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $59K annually. The largest fraction of Lear Corporation people (39 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $91K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $120K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is rewarded with median pay of $90K per year. Lear Corporation workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are also well compensated, earning approximately $125K on average.
When it comes to skills, Process Improvement seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $86K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, nearly one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Engineering Design, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Lear Corporation can sometimes lack paid time off; 42 percent get paid vacation days, and one in seven survey participants receive paid sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for most workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.