Earning $105K per year on average, Engineering Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Senior Mechanical Engineers (around $88K), Mechanical Engineers (about $78K), and Electronics Program Managers ($77K). On the lower end are Buyers at $47K on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $71K annually. The largest slice of the Plexus Corporation workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $59K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($82K annually) can be spotted in Raleigh, N.C.; Boise, Idaho (approximately $67K), Boulder, Colo. (around $66K), and the company's headquarter city of Neenah, Wisc. (about $66K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Minneapolis, Minn. — at $45K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in North Carolina, where the average Plexus Corporation employee makes $81K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified LabVIEW Associate Developers receive bigger paychecks (approximately $72K annually) than those without credentials. Earning an OSHA 10 Hour Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of $68K per year on average. Plexus Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in $107K 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 $97K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a fifth of Plexus Corporation's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and C++ Programming Language.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in three survey participants. Most respondents report contributing to a 401(k). At Plexus Corporation, most survey participants have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.