When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Boulder, Colo.; Raleigh, N.C. ($74K), Appleton, Wisc. (around $72K), and the company's headquarter city of Neenah, Wisc. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Boise, Idaho — at approximately $41K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Colorado take home the most — about $101K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Hardware Design Engineers — their earnings average around $96K annually. Senior Test Engineers are a close second at approximately $94K along with Manufacturing Engineers ($81K) and Test Engineers ($66K). Plexus Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Program Project Managers (about $60K on average).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $52K per year. Survey participants who have worked at Plexus Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $68K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Plexus Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $84K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $92K annually for Certified Six Sigma Black Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt is rewarded with median pay of approximately $84K per year. Those with a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE) at Plexus Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach about $89K annually.
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 $93K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is C++; roughly one in six deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Plexus Corporation gives paid vacation days to 37 percent and sick leave to 30 percent. The vast majority of workers save for retirement through Plexus Corporation's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of respondents and dental coverage for most respondents. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.