Design Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $69K per year — though Inventory Specialists and Field Service Technicians also do fairly well at approximately $68K and about $46K, respectively.
Residents of Goshen, Ind. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $58K annually; other top-paying cities include Elkhart, Ind. ($52K) and South Bend, Ind. ($34K).
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $50K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (46 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $48K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in approximately $48K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Employee Relations; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $93K annually. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; close to one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and SolidWorks.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A strong majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of respondents also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.