Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Owens Corning for between five and 10 years earn $83K annually on average. The largest slice of the Owens Corning workforce (28 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $65K per year.
National Strategic Accounts Managers earn the highest median pay at around $102K annually, followed by Environmental Health & Safety Managers ($100K), Chemical Engineers (approximately $99K), and Process Engineers (about $78K). Inside Sales Representatives are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $49K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $97K per year) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; Atlanta, Ga. ($91K), Columbus, Ohio (about $88K), and Newark, Ohio ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Hickory, N.C.; in fact, at around $48K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Indiana; salaries there average to about $114K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $125K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt is rewarded with median pay of around $73K annually. Owens Corning workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning approximately $99K on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K per year. Process Improvement is a popular skill in the Owens Corning workforce; slightly less than a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Strategic Planning as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Owens Corning; the company rewards only a quarter of employees with paid vacation time and only one in eight workers with sick leave. To plan for old age, nearly all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Most employees receive health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.