The highest paychecks go to Information Technology Directors, who earn an average approximately $113K annually, closely trailed by Electrical Engineers ($110K), Safety Directors (about $84K), and Environmental Engineers ($79K). Near the bottom at Nucor Corporation are Inside Sales Representatives, pulling in an average of just $45K.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $71K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (27 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $64K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K per year) can be spotted in Indianapolis, Ind.; Seattle, Wash. ($88K), Maryville, Mo. (about $80K), and Dallas, Texas ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Charleston, S.C. is near the bottom for pay at around $69K. By state, Nucor Corporation employees make the most in Washington, earning about $88K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $118K per year. On average, salaries rise to $74K annually for accredited OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications. Nucor Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in $120K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Process Improvement; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $83K annually. A common skill in Nucor Corporation's work force is Project Management; around one in ten of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Account Management.
Benefits and Perks
Nucor Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. The vast majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at Nucor Corporation are a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.