Engineering Project Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $105K annually; Senior Software Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $95K, while Sales Engineers and Embedded Software Engineers rank near the top as well (approximately $75K and $75K, respectively). Financial Analysts make an average about $55K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($116K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Cleveland, Ohio ($91K), the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. (approximately $79K), and Eden Prairie, Minn. (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Mayfield Heights, Ohio is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $68K. By state, Rockwell Automation, Inc. pays its Massachusetts employees the most; the pay rate there is about $115K annually.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $77K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $65K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Rockwell Automation, Inc. employees (29 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $99K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $115K annually. Acquiring certification to be a ASQ Certified Quality Engineer is rewarded with median pay of about $93K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration; Rockwell Automation, Inc. awards $98K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $93K annually. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; one-seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Engineering Design, C++, and Microsoft Excel as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Rockwell Automation, Inc.; the company rewards only 43 percent with paid vacation time and only 28 percent with sick leave. Rockwell Automation, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and most respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.