Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $55K per year on average. Average pay is $82K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Ply Gem folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $75K per year.
Residents of Raleigh, N.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $130K annually; other top-paying cities include Cary, N.C. (around $108K) and Peachtree City, Ga. ($69K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in North Carolina, where the average Ply Gem employee makes $109K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Plant Controllers, Territory Sales Managers, and Pricing Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $90K annually, the other salaries come in at about $68K and $50K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $110K per year. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $90K annually on average. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Ply Gem come out on top, and their salaries approach around $79K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Java; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $110K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Ply Gem is SQL; close to one-sixth of employees use it for work. Microsoft Excel, Cost Accounting, and Lean Manufacturing round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Ply Gem sponsors a 401(k) program, and a strong majority of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. The vast majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Ply Gem are a company cell phone, company car / automobile, 401(a), tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.