Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $61K annually. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $64K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Distribution Center Managers and Buyers; the former receives the highest median pay at $130K annually while $56K per year is the norm for the latter.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K annually) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $124K), Herndon, Va. ($120K), and Chattanooga, Tenn. (about $59K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Volkswagen Group of America pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is $130K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $122K annually. Volkswagen Group of America compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at around $129K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $130K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Volkswagen Group of America workforce; about a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Operations Management, Microsoft Office, and Contract Negotiation as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only two in five survey participants receiving paid vacation and a quarter of workers receiving paid sick days. A large number of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of workers, and a fair number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, company car / automobile, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.