Bringing in the most money are Engineering Group Managers — their earnings average around $110K per year. National Account Managers are a close second at $109K along with Senior Project Engineers ($107K) and Marketing Managers (approximately $90K). Earning only $58K on average, Human Resources Generalists make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $108K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Renton, Wash. ($82K), Columbus, Miss. (around $73K), and Seattle, Wash. (about $72K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $59K) is Bellevue, Wash. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $82K per year) in Washington.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $81K annually. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $59K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Professional Engineers, who make about $104K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Engineer in Trainings with credentials; these people earn $103K per year on average. Those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Paccar Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $101K 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 $106K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; nearly one in six deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 36 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.