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Average Salary for Plexus Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Plexus Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the manufacturing and distribution industry, from Test Engineer to Engineering Project Manager. Plexus Corporation employees typically bring home $62K per year. Though your city and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Plexus Corporation, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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Plexus Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Plexus Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Test Engineer (4)
$48,138 - $78,129  
[-]Test Engineer (4)
Salary$50,249 - $76,920  
Bonus$394.12 - $5,067  
Total Pay$48,138 - $78,129  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
$63,301 - $141,242  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$62,651 - $134,324  
Total Pay$63,301 - $141,242  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
$57,671 - $104,017  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
Salary$59,320 - $100,569  
Total Pay$57,671 - $104,017  
[+]Test Technician (2)
$28,939 - $54,692  
[+]Test Technician (2)
Total Pay$28,939 - $54,692  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Plexus Corporation Details

Neenah, Wisconsin


Manufacturing and Distribution



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Engineering Project Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $100K, followed by Manufacturing Engineers ($78K), Test Engineers ($66K), and Quality Assurance Engineers ($62K). Buyers are among the lowest paid at about $48K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $103K annually) can be spotted in Boulder; Raleigh (approximately $71K), the company's headquarter city of Neenah ($69K), and Appleton (about $66K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Washington, DC; in fact, at $53K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Colorado; salaries there average to around $103K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns $67K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $61K. By and large, the biggest segment of Plexus Corporation's workforce (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and take home about $80K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Lean Six Sigma Certifications earn approximately $78K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of $72K per year. The best paid folks at Plexus Corporation have a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE), earning $89K annually.


Employees who count Engineering Design among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $89K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; close to one-fifth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and C++.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (two in five workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Nearly all workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and free drinks.

Key Stats

28 %
72 %
$37,449 - $70,473
$44,698 - $90,241
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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