By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is around $71K per year.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $58K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of OtterBox employees (43 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $46K per year on average.
Senior Mechanical Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $110K annually — though Mechanical Engineers and Sales Operations Specialists also do fairly well at $61K and $45K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $50K per year. At OtterBox, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) receive the highest salaries at around $112K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $95K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among OtterBox workers, with slightly less than a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, SolidWorks, and Product Marketing as well.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and most respondents report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.