Assistant Controllers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $123K per year — though Senior Mechanical Engineers, Commodity Managers, and Mechanical Engineers also do fairly well at $87K, about $71K, and $69K, respectively. Recruiting Specialists at Paccar Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($43K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Paccar Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $84K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $63K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $87K annually) can be spotted in Mount Vernon, Wash.; Seattle, Wash. (approximately $78K), Renton, Wash. ($77K), and Kirkland, Wash. ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Columbus, Miss.; in fact, at $56K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Washington; salaries there average to $75K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $152K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Public Accountant is rewarded with median pay of about $102K per year. Paccar Corporation compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management-holders the most at approximately $103K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Product Development; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $100K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; about a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Project Management, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only a quarter of survey participants. With an eye toward the future, Paccar Corporation offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of respondents, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and life insurance.