Construction Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $93K per year; Applications Engineers, HVAC Service Managers, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $84K, $82K, and approximately $74K, respectively. Earning only about $47K on average, Material Planners make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($106K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Seattle, Wash. (around $103K), New York, N.Y. (approximately $95K), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($84K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Panama City, Fla.; in fact, at $62K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $90K per year) in Illinois.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $68K annually on average. The largest fraction of The Trane Company people (29 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $57K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $102K annually for OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Certified Energy Manager can certainly pay off here; those folks make $98K on average. At The Trane Company, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS) receive the highest salaries at $102K.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $80K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; just under a fourth consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 29 percent. Most respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at The Trane Company are a company cell phone, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.