Bringing in the most money are Business Development Managers — their earnings average approximately $122K per year. Engineering Project Managers are a close second at about $105K along with Sales Engineers ($83K) and Product Marketing Specialists ($81K). Financial Analysts make an average around $55K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($126K annually) can be spotted in Richmond, Va.; Houston, Texas ($112K), Cleveland, Ohio (about $92K), and the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. (around $82K) are the next top-paying cities. Mayfield Heights, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at $68K. By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at $100K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $66K annually. Average pay is $79K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $99K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $116K per year. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $109K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance; Rockwell Automation, Inc. awards about $114K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $104K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Rockwell Automation, Inc. workers, with nearly one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and C++.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about two in five respondents receiving paid vacation and one-fourth of workers receiving sick leave. A large number of respondents save for retirement through Rockwell Automation, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most survey participants, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are a company cell phone, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.