Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $65K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $61K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Nemak folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $76K per year.
Residents of Birmingham, Ala. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $72K annually; other top-paying cities include Sylacauga, Ala. ($67K) and Sheboygan, Wisc. (around $62K). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Alabama, where the average salary is $69K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Process Engineers who bring in close to approximately $71K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Six Sigma Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $98K per year. On average, salaries rise to $65K annually for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Nemak come out on top, and their salaries approach around $69K per year.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $85K annually. Data Analysis is a popular skill in the Nemak workforce; around one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Manufacturing Process Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
36 percent receive paid vacation, and only one-seventh of workers get sick leave. A fair number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for most workers. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and 401(a).