Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $84K annually. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $77K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $113K annually) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($98K), Pasadena, Texas (about $90K), and Champaign, Ill. (approximately $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Across LyondellBasell Industries (LBI)'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Ohio earn the most, taking home $113K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Process Engineers, who earn around $85K annually on average, closely trailed by Mechanical Engineers ($75K) and IT Business Analysts (approximately $59K).
Certifications and Degrees
LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at about $122K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Engineering Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $132K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; one-fifth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Data Analysis, and Chemical Process Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) gives paid vacation days to 38 percent and sick leave to 23 percent. The vast majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all respondents, and for a fair number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are a company cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and flexible hours.