Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $63K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $77K annually on average.
Brand Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $115K per year; National Account Managers, Regional Sales Managers, and Finance Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $109K, about $103K, and $94K, respectively. Near the bottom at Unilever are Production Supervisors, pulling in an average of just $54K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $119K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $84K), Trumbull, Conn. ($81K), and Las Vegas, Nev. (around $79K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($61K) in Lisle, Ill., one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at $119K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach $84K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to around $77K per year for accredited APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements. The best paid folks at Unilever have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning about $105K annually.
When it comes to skills, Organizational Development seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $115K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, approximately one-fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. For nearly all employees, benefits include health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and optional telecommute / work from home.