When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Portland, Ore. (around $74K), Houston, Texas ($72K), and Spokane Valley, Wash. (about $72K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Napoleon, Ohio at $43K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Kansas, where the average salary is approximately $74K per year.
Plant Managers of Manufacturing are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $100K annually on average; Regional Sales Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $100K, followed by Staff Accountants earning $56K and Construction Project Managers making about $55K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $58K per year on average. Average pay is approximately $55K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (42 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $80K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $71K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials; these people earn about $62K per year on average. At Oldcastle Precast, Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $65K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Budget Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $68K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Oldcastle Precast, Inc. is Microsoft Excel, with just under a fifth considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Blueprints, Safety Compliance, and Project Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid vacation days are a given for more than half of workers, but Oldcastle Precast, Inc. rewards only 38 percent with paid sick leave. A large number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of respondents receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.