Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operations Managers, Manufacturing Engineering Managers, Quality Managers, and Continuous Improvement Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $95K per year, the other salaries come in at $93K, $87K, and approximately $79K, respectively. Near the bottom at Lear Corporation are Production Supervisors, pulling in an average of just $50K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $82K annually) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; Southfield, Mich. ($80K), Fort Wayne, Ind. (about $75K), and Santa Rosa, Calif. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $48K) is Kenansville, N.C. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Ohio; salaries there average to approximately $85K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $61K annually. The largest fraction of Lear Corporation people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $60K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $77K annually for Lean Six Sigma Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Lear Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach about $93K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $100K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Lear Corporation is Microsoft Excel, with one in four considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Lean Manufacturing, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Lear Corporation gives paid vacation days to a third of workers and sick leave to one in ten survey participants. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Lear Corporation provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and most employees do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.