Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $65K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $73K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $86K annually) can be spotted in Wyoming, Minn.; Minneapolis, Minn. ($72K), the company's headquarter city of Medina, Minn. (about $68K), and Huntsville, Ala. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. At $56K, Sioux Falls, S.D. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Minnesota take home the most — about $71K per year on average.
Electrical Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $75K annually; Design Engineers, Senior Financial Analysts, and Supplier Quality Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $73K, approximately $70K, and $67K, respectively. Technical Writers make an average $53K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $86K per year. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $66K on average. The best paid folks at Polaris Industries Inc have a Master of Mechanical Engineering (MME), earning approximately $89K annually.
When it comes to skills, Computer Aided Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $84K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Engineering Design; around one in five deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Data Analysis as well.
Polaris Industries Inc's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
Polaris Industries Inc sponsors a 401(k) program, and a fair number of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. A large number of workers have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, stock options, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.