The highest paychecks go to Engineering Project Managers, who earn an average approximately $105K annually, closely trailed by Senior Mechanical Engineers (around $88K), Mechanical Engineers ($79K), and Manufacturing Engineers (about $75K). Financial compensation for Web Developers is rather low — on average only $45K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $73K per year. The largest fraction of Plexus Corporation people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $58K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $79K per year) can be spotted in Raleigh, N.C.; the company's headquarter city of Neenah, Wisc. ($68K), Boise, Idaho ($67K), and Boulder, Colo. ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Minneapolis, Minn. at approximately $45K. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — about $80K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified LabVIEW Associate Developers earn $72K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning an OSHA 10 Hour Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of $68K annually on average. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at Plexus Corporation — these employees make the most at $95K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $96K annually. A garden variety skill at Plexus Corporation is Project Management; slightly less than a fifth of Plexus Corporation's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are C++ Programming Language, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Plexus Corporation gives paid vacation days to 38 percent and sick leave to 28 percent. A large number of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At Plexus Corporation, most survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. Plexus Corporation also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.