Bringing in the most money are Assistant Controllers — their earnings average approximately $123K per year. Senior Mechanical Engineers are a close second at around $87K along with Senior Software Engineers ($71K) and Mechanical Engineers ($66K). On the lower end are Contract Administrators at about $41K on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Paccar Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $85K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $62K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $87K annually) can be spotted in Mount Vernon, Wash.; Renton, Wash. ($80K), Kirkland, Wash. (around $80K), and Seattle, Wash. ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Columbus, Miss. — at approximately $56K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Washington, where salaries average out at $75K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn about $152K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Public Accountants with credentials; these people earn approximately $102K per year on average. Paccar Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management — these employees rake in $103K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Product Development; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $101K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Paccar Corporation is Microsoft Excel; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a quarter of respondents receiving paid vacation and 19 percent receiving paid sick days. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and life insurance.