Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $55K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $82K per year. The largest fraction of Ply Gem people (45 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $83K annually on average.
Residents of Raleigh, N.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $130K per year; other top-paying cities include Cary, N.C. (about $108K) and Peachtree City, Ga. ($69K). Ply Gem workers in North Carolina earn the most — approximately $109K annually on average.
Plant Controllers are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $90K per year; Territory Sales Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $68K, followed by Pricing Analysts earning $50K.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $110K annually. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $90K on average. At Ply Gem, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $79K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Java; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $110K per year. A garden variety skill at Ply Gem is Cost Accounting; one in eight of Ply Gem's people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Account Management, and Lean Manufacturing were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Ply Gem sponsors. The vast majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, 401(a), tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.