When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $118K per year) can be spotted in Anderson, S.C.; Covington, Ga. ($78K), Greenville, S.C. ($72K), and Tuscaloosa, Ala. (about $65K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $62K) is Ardmore, Okla. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Georgia, where they average to $89K annually.
Regional Sales Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $98K per year; Senior Mechanical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Functional Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $82K, $70K, and about $70K, respectively. Near the bottom at Michelin North America, Inc. are Research and Development Engineers, pulling in an average of just around $61K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $65K annually. The largest fraction of Michelin North America, Inc. people (27 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $62K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $81K annually. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $77K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE); Michelin North America, Inc. awards $93K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Product Development; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $82K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, just under one in three of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
At Michelin North America, Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Most employees participate in a 401(k) program. Nearly all respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of respondents report having dental coverage. Some other perks are gym membership, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.