When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $100K annually) can be spotted in Boulder, Colo.; Raleigh, N.C. ($74K), Appleton, Wisc. ($72K), and the company's headquarter city of Neenah, Wisc. (around $68K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $41K, Boise, Idaho is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Colorado, where they average to $101K per year.
Engineering Project Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $100K annually on average; Senior Test Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $94K, followed by Manufacturing Engineers earning $81K and Test Engineers making $66K. Account Coordinators at Plexus Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $52K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $67K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $52K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $84K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts receive bigger paychecks (approximately $92K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials; these people earn $84K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE); Plexus Corporation awards $89K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Engineering Design; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $93K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Plexus Corporation is C++, with nearly one in six considering it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
37 percent have paid vacation, and only about 30 percent can take paid time off for illness. The vast majority of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Plexus Corporation sponsors. Most workers can count on health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.