When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $131K per year) can be spotted in Warrendale, Pa.; Pittsburgh, Pa. ($118K), Franklin, Pa. (around $81K), and the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $55K, Longview, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $83K annually) in Pennsylvania.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Manufacturing Engineering Managers, Electrical Engineering Managers, Software Engineers, and Senior Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $130K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $129K, $82K, and $80K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Joy Global, Inc. are Industrial Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $56K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $57K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $79K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Certificate Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $104K annually. Earning an Occupational Safety and Health Administrater certification garners significant financial rewards of around $52K per year on average. At Joy Global, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Science (MS) receive the highest salaries at approximately $129K.
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 about $126K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around one in three of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 23 percent. Almost all employees participate in a 401(k) program. Joy Global, Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all respondents, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Joy Global, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.