Engineering Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $105K annually — though Senior Mechanical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Electronics Program Managers also do fairly well at $88K, $78K, and approximately $77K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Plexus Corporation are Buyers — the median salary for this role approaches around $47K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is about $71K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Plexus Corporation workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $59K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $82K per year) can be spotted in Raleigh, N.C.; Boise, Idaho ($67K), Boulder, Colo. (about $66K), and the company's headquarter city of Neenah, Wisc. (around $66K) are the next top-paying cities. Minneapolis, Minn. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $45K. The highest pay by state can be found in North Carolina, where salaries average out at about $81K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $72K per year for Certified LabVIEW Associate Developers; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to $68K annually for accredited OSHA 10 Hour Specialists. Plexus Corporation compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at approximately $107K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Engineering Design among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $98K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; about one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and C++ Programming Language.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in three survey participants enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. A large number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.