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Average Salary for Lear Corporation Employees

The average Lear Corporation employee earns $77K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Lear Corporation employees is your role at the company, though geography and your experience level play a role as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Lear Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Lear Corporation
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[-]Production Supervisor (3)
$34,050 - $77,976  
[-]Production Supervisor (3)
Salary$37,203 - $77,242  
Total Pay$34,050 - $77,976  
[+]Production Worker (2)
$22,470 - $54,822  
[+]Production Worker (2)
Total Pay$22,470 - $54,822  
[+]Senior Account Manager (2)
$62,738 - $137,654  
[+]Senior Account Manager (2)
Salary$62,175 - $121,372  
Total Pay$62,738 - $137,654  
[+]Finance Supervisor (2)
$55,148 - $114,608  
[+]Finance Supervisor (2)
Salary$53,617 - $111,963  
Total Pay$55,148 - $114,608  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Plant Controllers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $120K — though Quality Managers, Senior Account Managers, and Manufacturing Engineers also do fairly well at $100K, about $95K, and $92K, respectively. Production Supervisors make around $60K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K annually) can be spotted in Harrisburg; Detroit ($90K), Wilmington (about $84K), and Southfield ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Kenansville — at around $45K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $99K per year) in Pennsylvania.

Years of Experience

Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is $79K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $59K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $80K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountant s have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $120K. Salaries typically rise to around $86K annually for accredited Certified Six Sigma Black Belts. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration; Lear Corporation awards $135K to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $87K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly less than one-fifth of Lear Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Half of workers have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all workers use it to save for retirement. Lear Corporation provides health insurance to almost all employees, and the vast majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Lear Corporation folks also make good use of life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

27 %
73 %
$43,677 - $85,121
$59,965 - $109,900
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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