When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $124K annually) can be spotted in New Providence, N.J.; Newark, N.J. ($104K), Pittsburgh, Pa. (approximately $83K), and Lima, Ohio ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Stewartsville, N.J. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $57K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Oregon, where they average to $86K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Chemical Engineers, who earn an average around $118K annually, closely trailed by Area Operations Managers ($99K), Instrument Technicians ($86K), and Transportation Managers (approximately $81K). Financial compensation for Transportation Planners is rather low — on average only about $52K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $61K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $82K annually. Overall, the greater share of Linde Gas, LLC folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $78K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Control Systems Technician certainly has its perks — salaries approach $83K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Linde Gas, LLC provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) — these employees rake in around $100K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $112K annually. Operations Management is a popular skill among Linde Gas, LLC workers, with nearly one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Engineering Design, Data Analysis, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Linde Gas, LLC helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and the vast majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, and optional telecommute / work from home.