When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $97K per year) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Columbus, Ohio ($90K), Dallas, Texas ($88K), and Atlanta, Ga. ($72K) are the next top-paying cities. Hickory, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $51K. Within the firm, employees working in Indiana take home the most — about $91K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $81K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $65K annually.
Chemical Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $99K per year; Product Marketing Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $97K, while Area Sales Managers and Manufacturing Engineers rank near the top as well (around $83K and about $75K, respectively). Supply Chain Managers at Owens Corning do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $61K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $91K annually for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to approximately $83K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. It pays to have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Owens Corning — these employees make the most at $94K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $100K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Owens Corning workers, with about a fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Process Improvement, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Owens Corning folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, flexible hours, relocation expenses, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.