Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Mechanical Engineers, Quality Managers, Senior Supplier Quality Engineers, and Senior Engineering Technicians; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $96K annually, the other salaries come in at $88K, about $73K, and around $67K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Lear Corporation are Information Technology Support Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches $43K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K per year) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; Southfield, Mich. (approximately $84K), St. Louis, Mo. (around $75K), and Montgomery, Ala. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Kenansville, N.C.; in fact, at $46K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Indiana, where they average to about $89K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $59K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $71K annually. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $89K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $120K annually. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $90K per year. At Lear Corporation, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $115K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Process Improvement among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $85K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; just over one in five deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
At Lear Corporation, 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
Only two in five workers at Lear Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in ten employees can take sick leave. The vast majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of employees and dental coverage for most respondents. Some other perks are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.