When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $116K annually) can be spotted in Deer Park, Texas; Midland, Mich. ($98K), the company's headquarter city of Wickliffe, Ohio (about $79K), and Houston, Texas (approximately $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Akron, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at $43K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Michigan, where they average to $98K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Global Marketing Managers, who bring in close to approximately $113K annually, though Marketing Managers are not far behind at $90K along with Product Managers ($90K) and Process Development Engineers (about $73K). With salaries averaging $51K, Chemical Laboratory Technicians are among the lowest paid at The Lubrizol Corporation.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $70K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $59K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $86K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $52K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding salaries and education, The Lubrizol Corporation pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — $103K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $101K per year. A relatively widespread skill at The Lubrizol Corporation is Microsoft Excel; close to one-fifth of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Research Analysis, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
37 percent have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of survey participants use it to save for retirement. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.