When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $88K per year) can be spotted in Lexington, Ky.; Erlanger, Ky. ($75K), Cincinnati, Ohio (around $63K), and Nashville, Tenn. ($53K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Texas offers the highest pay at $78K annually.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $75K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Toyota Motors Manufacturing people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $59K annually on average.
Industrial Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $65K per year; Purchasing Specialists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $55K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make approximately $79K per year. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of about $75K annually on average. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $79K per year.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $81K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in four of Toyota Motors Manufacturing's people use it regularly. Lean Manufacturing, Computer Aided Design, and AutoCAD were also reported by many survey participants.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
38 percent have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. With an eye toward the future, Toyota Motors Manufacturing offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a fair number of employees, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and life insurance.