Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $61K annually. The largest slice of the Volkswagen Group of America workforce (45 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $68K per year.
Residents of Auburn Hills, Mich. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $97K annually; other top-paying cities include Herndon, Va. ($97K) and Chattanooga, Tenn. ($57K). By state, Volkswagen Group of America employees make the most in Michigan, earning approximately $97K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Buyers — their earnings average $56K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in $100K per year.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $71K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Volkswagen Group of America is SAP Materials Management, with nearly one-fifth considering it a key competency.
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
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of employees receiving paid vacation and close to one-sixth of workers receiving sick leave. A fair number of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a solid majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are company car / automobile, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.