The highest paychecks go to Energy Engineers, who earn an average about $99K per year, closely trailed by HVAC Service Technicians (approximately $95K), Applications Engineers ($84K), and Sales Engineers ($71K). Among the lower-paid positions at The Trane Company are Mechanical Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches around $60K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Minneapolis, Minn. (approximately $84K), Tyler, Texas (about $77K), and Lexington, Ky. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. La Crosse, Wisc. ranks low on the pay scale — at $60K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, The Trane Company pays its Colorado employees the most; the pay rate there is $100K per year.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $66K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Trane Company employees (35 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $58K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $104K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Energy Manager is rewarded with median pay of around $99K per year. At The Trane Company, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) receive the highest salaries at $80K.
Employees who count Engineering Design among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $75K annually. A common skill in The Trane Company's work force is Microsoft Office; one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Relationship Management.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The Trane Company lets only 44 percent take paid vacation and only 31 percent take sick leave. Nearly all respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage, too. The Trane Company folks also make good use of a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.