Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Life Insurance / Disability
Average Ashland, Inc. Salary
 41 Reviews
Ashland, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Staff Scientist
5 profiles



United States (change)


Tax Manager
3 profiles



See all degrees for Ashland, Inc. »
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
  • View Table

Find out more about pay at Ashland, Inc.


Senior Project Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $120K per year; Staff Scientists come in second with average earnings amounting to around $85K, while Sales Support Specialists and Tax Managers rank near the top as well ($82K and $81K, respectively). Accountants make an average about $53K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Ashland, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $69K annually on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $66K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ashland, Inc. employees (27 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $118K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K per year) can be spotted in Hopewell, Va.; Wilmington, Del. ($87K), Bridgewater, N.J. (around $82K), and Lexington, Ky. (approximately $79K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $67K) in Dublin, Ohio, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Delaware take home the most — $99K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $111K per year for Certified Public Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to about $103K annually for accredited HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours. The best paid folks at Ashland, Inc. have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), earning approximately $110K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Process Improvement; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $88K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, nearly one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-half of survey participants receiving paid vacation and two in five workers receiving sick leave. Almost all employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Ashland, Inc. sponsors. For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Ashland, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Ashland, Inc. Job Listings

Compare Employers

Compare Ashland, Inc.'s employee satisfaction against similar employers.
Compare Ashland, Inc.'s work stress against similar employers.
Highly Stressful
Highly Stressful
Compare Ashland, Inc.'s gender breakdown against similar employers.

Key Stats for Ashland, Inc.


34 %
66 %
$44,962 - $84,878
$51,064 - $111,943

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

About This Company

Covington, Kentucky 


Petroleum, Manufacturing, Chemical industry

Ashland Inc, Ashland Inc.

Ashland, Inc. pays its employees an average of $80,175 a year. Salaries at Ashland, Inc. range from an average of $48,860 to $131,767 a year. Ashland, Inc. employees with the job title Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) make the most with an average annual salary of $188,884, while employees with the title Machinist Set Up Operator make the least with an average annual salary of $34,634.

Back to Top

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.

newsletter icon

Recent Blog Posts on Career News