Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $84K annually. The largest fraction of LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) people (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $77K per year on average.
Category Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $105K annually; Mechanical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $92K, while Process Engineers and Associate Chemical Engineer/Technicians rank near the top as well (around $85K and $84K, respectively). IT Business Analysts make an average $58K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($113K per year) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($98K), Pasadena, Texas (around $90K), and Champaign, Ill. (about $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Morris, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $72K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Ohio, where they average to $113K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) — these employees rake in $132K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $141K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, just under a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Project Management, Data Analysis, and Chemical Process Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at LyondellBasell Industries (LBI); the company rewards only half of respondents with paid vacation time and only a quarter of workers with sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.