Fort Wayne, Ind. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $52K. Across Nucor Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of North Carolina earn the most, taking home $88K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Information Technology Directors, who bring in close to $113K per year, though Safety Directors are not far behind at $84K along with Accountants (around $70K) and District Sales Managers (about $68K). Buyers make an average $41K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $68K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $63K per year. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $77K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $84K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make $74K on average. Nucor Corporation workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning about $78K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $102K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; around one in seven consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, and Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Nucor Corporation gives paid vacation days to 35 percent and sick leave to 23 percent. Most workers report contributing to a 401(k). Almost all employees can count on health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.