Average Salary for Caraustar Industries Employees

Austell, Ga.-based Caraustar Industries hires for positions ranging from Account Manager to Process Engineer in the paperboard mills. The average employee at Caraustar Industries takes home $60K annually. Though what you do at the company and how long you've been working do impact pay, your city is the primary influence on employee salary at Caraustar Industries. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Caraustar Industries Median Salary by Job


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  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
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About This Company

Austell, Georgia 30106

Paperboard Mills

Source: Freebase


Across Caraustar Industries' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Alabama earn the most, taking home about $106K per year.


Process Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $87K annually — though Account Managers also do fairly well at approximately $62K per year.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $52K annually. Survey participants who have worked at Caraustar Industries for between five and 10 years earn around $65K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Caraustar Industries employees (29 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $62K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $87K per year. On average, salaries rise to approximately $78K annually for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. The best paid folks at Caraustar Industries have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning about $94K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Manufacturing Process Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $87K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Caraustar Industries is Microsoft Word, with over a third considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Account Management, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all employees participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most employees, and a fair number of employees report receiving dental coverage as well.

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Key Stats for Caraustar Industries


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75 %
$39,996 - $81,389

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
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5-9 years
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