Nearing the top of the pay scale are Engineering Project Managers, Manufacturing Engineers, Test Engineers, and Quality Assurance Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $100K, the other salaries come in at approximately $78K, $66K, and about $62K, respectively. Financial compensation for Buyers is rather low — only around $48K — relative to the rest of the company.
Median pay is highest in Boulder ($103K per year), followed by Raleigh ($74K), the company's headquarter city of Neenah (about $69K), and Appleton ($66K). Expected earnings are below average (approximately $53K) in Washington, DC, one of the lowest-paid cities. Plexus Corporation workers in Colorado earn the most — around $103K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $61K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $67K. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns around $80K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Lean Six Sigma Certifications, who make $78K. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $72K. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE) at Plexus Corporation — these employees make the most at about $89K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Engineering Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $92K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; just under one in five deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Merely 38 percent at Plexus Corporation earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Plexus Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all employees use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the greater part of workers and dental coverage for a strong majority of workers. Plexus Corporation also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and free drinks.