The highest average salaries go to IT Senior Project Managers, who bring in close to around $99K annually, though Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at $68K along with Product Development Engineers (approximately $68K) and Quality Managers (about $66K). Michelin North America, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Area Sales Managers ($57K on average).
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $60K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Michelin North America, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average around $68K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $74K per year) can be spotted in Greenville, S.C.; Fort Wayne, Ind. ($74K), Louisville, Ky. ($70K), and Lexington, S.C. (approximately $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Anderson, S.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at $60K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to around $78K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements, who make $112K per year. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $86K on average. At Michelin North America, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME), Mechanical Engineering (ME) receive the highest salaries at $77K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $70K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; slightly less than one-fifth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Michelin North America, Inc. gives paid vacation days to 35 percent and sick leave to a fifth of employees. A solid majority of employees save for retirement through Michelin North America, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. The vast majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. Michelin North America, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, gym membership, a casual working environment, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.