Operations Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $107K annually; Chemical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to about $99K, while Area Sales Managers and Process Engineers rank near the top as well ($83K and approximately $76K, respectively). On the lower end are Supply Chain Managers at $61K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $97K per year) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Columbus, Ohio ($91K), Atlanta, Ga. ($86K), and Dallas, Texas ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Hickory, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $51K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Georgia pays Owens Corning the most — around $100K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $83K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Owens Corning employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $65K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers earn about $109K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of around $91K annually on average. Those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Owens Corning come out on top, and their salaries approach $94K per year.
Employees who count Leadership among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $100K annually. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; roughly a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, Process Improvement, and Project Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, almost all employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Most employees receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.