When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K per year) can be spotted in Columbus, Ohio; Fairburn, Ga. (approximately $81K), the company's headquarter city of Toledo, Ohio ($72K), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $64K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Hickory, N.C. — at $51K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of South Carolina, where they average to about $93K annually.
Materials Senior Research Engineers earn the highest median pay at $105K per year, followed by Operations Managers ($93K), Area Sales Managers (about $83K), and Process Engineers ($72K). On the lower end are Supply Chain Managers at approximately $61K on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $90K annually on average. The largest fraction of Owens Corning people (29 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $65K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn approximately $98K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming an Engineer in Training can certainly pay off here; those folks make $91K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); Owens Corning awards about $99K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $103K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Owens Corning is Microsoft Excel; about a fifth of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Lean Manufacturing as well.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.