Average Salary for Plexus Corporation Employees

Neenah, Wisc.-based Plexus Corporation hires for positions ranging from Test Engineer to Engineering Project Manager in the manufacturing and distribution industry. Compensation for Plexus Corporation employees tends to be around $63K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Plexus Corporation fluctuate depending on your job title; your city and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Plexus Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Test Engineer (4)
$47,267 - $78,399  
[-]Test Engineer (4)
Salary$49,753 - $76,458  
Bonus$417.81 - $5,388  
Total Pay$47,267 - $78,399  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
$57,992 - $104,829  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
Salary$58,699 - $100,134  
Total Pay$57,992 - $104,829  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
$63,118 - $143,021  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$62,953 - $131,389  
Total Pay$63,118 - $143,021  
[+]Buyer (2)
$33,590 - $66,659  
[+]Buyer (2)
Salary$34,676 - $64,465  
Total Pay$33,590 - $66,659  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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About This Company

Neenah, Wisconsin 


Manufacturing and Distribution



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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.

Key Stats for Plexus Corporation


27 %
73 %
$37,449 - $70,473
$45,000 - $91,654
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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