Brand Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $115K annually on average; Associate Brand Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $99K, followed by Finance Managers earning $92K and Manufacturing Production Planners making $76K. Financial compensation for Quality Assurance Technicians is rather low — on average only around $42K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $68K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make around $79K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($106K per year) can be spotted in Pleasanton, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $104K), Shelton, Conn. (about $96K), and Trumbull, Conn. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. At $61K, Lisle, Ill. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Unilever employees make the most in New York, earning approximately $103K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements receive bigger paychecks (about $85K per year) than those without credentials. Certified Public Accountants with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $78K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Unilever pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing the most — $109K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Marketing Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $98K per year. A garden variety skill at Unilever is Microsoft Excel; just under one in four of Unilever's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees save for retirement through Unilever's 401(k) plan. Almost all employees have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Unilever are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and life insurance.