Average Salary for Lear Corporation Employees

A salary of $78K per year is the going rate at Lear Corporation. For the most part, employee paychecks at Lear Corporation fluctuate depending on your job title; your city and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Lear Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Lear Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Production Supervisor (3)
$33,984 - $78,144  
[-]Production Supervisor (3)
Salary$37,196 - $76,403  
Total Pay$33,984 - $78,144  
[+]Senior Engineering Technician (2)
$47,129 - $76,698  
[+]Senior Engineering Technician (2)
Salary$48,394 - $74,558  
Total Pay$47,129 - $76,698  
[+]Production Worker (2)
$22,665 - $53,306  
[+]Production Worker (2)
Total Pay$22,665 - $53,306  
[+]Quality Manager (2)
$75,241 - $147,465  
[+]Quality Manager (2)
Salary$69,192 - $124,754  
Bonus$2,863 - $21,532  
Total Pay$75,241 - $147,465  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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About This Company

Lear Corp

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Plant Controllers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $120K; Quality Managers come in second with typical earnings amounting to about $100K, while Senior Account Managers and Manufacturing Engineers rank near the top as well ($95K and $92K, respectively). Lear Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Production Supervisors (approximately $60K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $99K annually) can be spotted in Harrisburg; Detroit ($89K), Wilmington ($84K), and Southfield (approximately $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $45K) is Kenansville. The highest pay by state can be found in Pennsylvania, where salaries average out at about $99K per year.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $79K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $60K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Lear Corporation employees (37 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $82K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants earn $120K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is rewarded at around $86K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at Lear Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $135K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $87K. A garden variety skill at Lear Corporation is Project Management; slightly less than a fifth of Lear Corporation's people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Only half of workers at Lear Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just 18 percent can take sick leave. Almost all employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for almost all workers and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Lear Corporation


26 %
74 %
$43,677 - $85,121
$60,155 - $109,263
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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