When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $100K annually) can be spotted in Boulder, Colo.; Raleigh, N.C. ($74K), Appleton, Wisc. (approximately $72K), and the company's headquarter city of Neenah, Wisc. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Boise, Idaho; in fact, at around $41K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across Plexus Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Colorado earn the most, taking home $101K per year.
Engineering Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $100K annually — though Senior Test Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and Test Engineers also do fairly well at $94K, $81K, and approximately $66K, respectively. On the lower end are Account Coordinators at around $52K on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $52K per year on average. Average pay is approximately $67K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Plexus Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $84K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts receive bigger paychecks (about $92K annually) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $84K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. Plexus Corporation workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE) are also well compensated, earning around $89K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Engineering Design in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $93K annually. C++ is regularly seen around here; about one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
37 percent receive paid vacation, and only 30 percent get sick leave. Nearly all workers participate in a 401(k) program. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.