When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $143K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Chehalis, Wash. ($75K), Dallas, Texas (about $68K), and Chatsworth, Ga. (around $62K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $55K) is Dalton, Ga. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Washington, where the average Mohawk Industries Inc employee makes $93K per year.
Plant Managers of Manufacturing rake in the most money, with average earnings of $97K annually; Operations Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $78K, while Account Managers and Instructional Designers rank near the top as well ($61K and $57K, respectively). Financial compensation for Territory Managers is rather low — on average only about $40K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $80K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $52K annually. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $61K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Manufacturing Practitioner Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $123K annually. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $71K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering (IE) at Mohawk Industries Inc — these employees make the most at around $95K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Lean Manufacturing; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $95K per year. A garden variety skill at Mohawk Industries Inc is Microsoft Excel; slightly less than a third of Mohawk Industries Inc's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Operations Management, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
A third of respondents have paid vacation, and only about one in seven survey participants can take paid time off for illness. Mohawk Industries Inc sponsors a 401(k) program, and most respondents use this option to save for their retirement. A fair number of employees report having health insurance, and a fair number of workers report having dental coverage. Mohawk Industries Inc also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and life insurance.