Bringing in the most money are Operations Managers — their earnings average $95K annually. Manufacturing Engineering Managers are a close second at $93K along with Quality Managers (around $87K) and Continuous Improvement Managers (approximately $79K). Production Supervisors make an average $50K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $82K per year) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; Southfield, Mich. (approximately $80K), Fort Wayne, Ind. ($75K), and Santa Rosa, Calif. (around $60K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Kenansville, N.C. at $48K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $85K annually) in Ohio.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $61K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Lear Corporation employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $60K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Six Sigma Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $77K per year. Lear Corporation compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at $93K annually.
When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $100K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Lear Corporation workers, with one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Lean Manufacturing, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Lear Corporation can sometimes lack paid time off; a third of survey participants get paid vacation days, and one in ten survey participants receive paid sick leave. Lear Corporation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Lear Corporation, most survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. Lear Corporation also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.