Construction Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $93K per year; HVAC Service Managers, Applications Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $82K, $79K, and about $74K, respectively. Mechanical Designers at The Trane Company do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($43K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($103K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Denver, Colo. ($103K), New York, N.Y. ($97K), and La Crosse, Wisc. (about $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Panama City, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $62K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Colorado; salaries there average to $88K per year.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $74K annually. The largest fraction of The Trane Company people (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $57K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Professional Engineer License Holders, who make around $103K annually. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $102K per year. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS) make the most here, hauling in $102K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Systems Troubleshooting; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $93K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at The Trane Company is Project Management, with just over a fifth considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
The Trane Company lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only 29 percent take sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, The Trane Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of workers participate. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.