Average Salary for Ashland, Inc. Employees

Covington, Ky.-based Ashland, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Chemical Engineer to Sales Support Specialist in the petroleum. A salary of $75K per year is the median rate at Ashland, Inc. Ashland, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your city and your experience level are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
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About This Company

Covington, Kentucky 


Petroleum, Manufacturing, Chemical industry

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The highest average salaries go to Senior Project Engineers, who bring in close to $120K annually, though Staff Scientists are not far behind at around $88K along with Sales Support Specialists ($82K) and Chemical Engineers (about $69K). Ashland, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Accountants (approximately $54K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($118K per year) can be spotted in Calvert City, Ky.; Philadelphia, Pa. ($111K), Wilmington, Del. ($86K), and Lexington, Ky. (about $82K) are the next top-paying cities. Columbus, Ohio ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $69K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Ashland, Inc. pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is around $111K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $70K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ashland, Inc. employees (30 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $70K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants earn around $155K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ITIL Leaders with credentials; these people earn $80K annually on average. Ashland, Inc. compensates Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)-holders the most at approximately $118K per year.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $93K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Ashland, Inc. is Microsoft Excel, with around one in six considering it a key competency. Chemical Process Engineering, Data Analysis, and Customer Relationship Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Merely half of workers at Ashland, Inc. earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A large number of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of employees get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Ashland, Inc.


35 %
65 %
$40,801 - $82,119
$61,171 - $114,919

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$59,877 - $84,706
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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