Average Salary for Cummins, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Columbus, Ind., engine company Cummins, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Manufacturing Engineer. Compensation for Cummins, Inc. employees is around $73K per year on average. Your role at the company influences pay for Cummins, Inc. workers the most, followed by your experience level and your city. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Columbus, Indiana 47202


Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing

Cummins, Inc. pays its employees an average of $74,194 a year. Salaries at Cummins, Inc. range from an average of $51,256 to $111,009 a year. Cummins, Inc. employees with the job title President make the most with an average annual salary of $337,860, while employees with the title Server make the least with an average annual salary of $18,391.


The highest average salaries go to Technical Specialists, who bring in close to about $89K annually, though Senior Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at approximately $77K along with Mechanical Engineers ($76K) and Senior Financial Analysts (around $74K). With salaries averaging $58K, Financial Analysts are among the lowest paid at Cummins, Inc.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $79K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $66K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K per year) can be spotted in Indianapolis, Ind.; Charleston, S.C. (about $78K), the company's headquarter city of Columbus, Ind. ($78K), and Memphis, Tenn. (around $76K) are the next top-paying cities. At $59K, Nashville, Tenn. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Cummins, Inc. workers in Indiana earn the most — $79K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $93K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $91K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Cummins, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) the most — about $120K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $91K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the Cummins, Inc. workforce; close to a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Cummins, Inc., including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Cummins, Inc.


26 %
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$47,315 - $82,892
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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20 years or more
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