When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Columbus, Ohio; Fairburn, Ga. ($81K), the company's headquarter city of Toledo, Ohio (around $72K), and Atlanta, Ga. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Hickory, N.C.; in fact, at approximately $51K it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in South Carolina, where salaries average out at about $93K per year.
Materials Senior Research Engineers earn the highest median pay at $105K annually, followed by Operations Managers (approximately $93K), Area Sales Managers (around $83K), and Process Engineers ($72K). On the lower end are Supply Chain Managers at about $61K on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $88K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Owens Corning folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $65K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $98K per year for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Engineer in Training is rewarded with median pay of around $91K annually. Employees who have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) make the most here, hauling in $99K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $103K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Owens Corning workforce; nearly one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Lean Manufacturing.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.