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Average Salary for Plexus Corporation Employees

Neenah, Wisc.-based Plexus Corporation hires for positions ranging from Test Engineer to Manufacturing Engineer in the manufacturing and distribution. The median income for Plexus Corporation employees is $62K annually. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, geography and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Plexus Corporation. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Plexus Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Test Engineer (4)
$47,373 - $79,302  
[-]Test Engineer (4)
Salary$50,207 - $76,376  
Bonus$388.06 - $5,200  
Total Pay$47,373 - $79,302  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (3)
$50,815 - $97,847  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (3)
Salary$51,885 - $94,924  
Total Pay$50,815 - $97,847  
[+]Test Technician (2)
$29,640 - $55,802  
[+]Test Technician (2)
Total Pay$29,640 - $55,802  
[+]Program Project Manager (2)
$40,873 - $93,892  
[+]Program Project Manager (2)
Salary$42,208 - $93,921  
Total Pay$40,873 - $93,892  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Neenah, Wisconsin 


Manufacturing and Distribution



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Engineering Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $100K per year — though Senior Hardware Design Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and Test Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $96K, $72K, and around $66K, respectively. Buyers at Plexus Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($48K on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $80K annually) can be spotted in Raleigh, N.C.; the company's headquarter city of Neenah, Wisc. ($69K), Appleton, Wisc. ($66K), and Boise, Idaho ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. Scottsdale, Ariz. is near the bottom for pay at around $44K. By state, Colorado offers the highest pay at approximately $101K per year.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $55K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $69K per year. The largest slice of the Plexus Corporation workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $82K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Black Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $92K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Lean Six Sigma Certifications with credentials; these people earn around $78K annually on average. Plexus Corporation compensates Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE)-holders the most at approximately $89K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Board Design / Debug; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $93K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Plexus Corporation is Engineering Design, with roughly one in five considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only a third of survey participants receive paid vacation and sick leave. The vast majority of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Plexus Corporation


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69 %
$38,332 - $85,249
$45,302 - $90,364
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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