When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $105K annually) can be spotted in Louisville, Ky.; Anderson, S.C. ($74K), Fort Wayne, Ind. ($72K), and Greenville, S.C. (around $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Michelin's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Kentucky earn the most, taking home $105K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $73K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Michelin employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $67K per year on average.
The highest average salaries go to Manufacturing Production Managers, who bring in close to $79K annually, though Process Engineers are not far behind at approximately $65K along with Industrial Engineers earning $64K.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Six Sigma Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $103K per year. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $80K annually. At Michelin, employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest salaries at $112K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $92K per year. A common skill in Michelin's work force is Microsoft Excel; more than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Process Improvement, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only two in five respondents report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A strong majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Michelin provides health insurance to nearly all respondents, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.