When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in Troy; Detroit (around $114K), Novi (about $100K), and Greenville (approximately $93K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Toledo — at $52K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in South Carolina, where salaries average out at $86K per year.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $52K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $60K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $102K annually.
Engineering Program Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $107K — though Quality Managers, Product Engineers, and Maintenance Supervisors also do fairly well at $97K, around $81K, and $65K, respectively. Project Engineers are among the lowest paid at approximately $65K.
Certifications and Degrees
General Journeyman Electricians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $65K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people typically earn $54K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Engineering at Magna Automotive — these employees make the most at $102K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Customer Relationship Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $115K. One of the more prevalent skills at Magna Automotive is Project Management, with just under a third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all employees save for retirement through Magna Automotive's 401(k) plan. Almost all workers have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.