Engineering Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $105K per year; Engineering Senior Project Managers, Senior Test Engineers, and Manufacturing Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $102K, $92K, and about $85K, respectively. Project Management Specialists at Plexus Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($58K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $77K annually) can be spotted in Raleigh, N.C.; Boulder, Colo. ($74K), Appleton, Wisc. (about $66K), and the company's headquarter city of Neenah, Wisc. ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. Boise, Idaho is near the bottom for pay at approximately $41K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Colorado pays Plexus Corporation the most — $85K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $58K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Plexus Corporation employees (28 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $70K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Black Belts, who make $92K annually. On average, salaries rise to around $84K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) make the most here, hauling in $100K annually.
When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $93K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; just under one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, C++, and Process Improvement.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (38 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Plexus Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all workers use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of survey participants and dental coverage for the vast majority of employees. Some other advantages of working at Plexus Corporation are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.