Corporate Jet Pilots rake in the most money, with average earnings of $120K annually; Staff Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $84K, while Senior Project Engineers and Project Managers rank near the top as well (around $80K and $76K, respectively). Sales Analysts make an average about $54K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $76K per year. The largest slice of the Kohler, Co. workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $63K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($78K per year) can be spotted in Sheboygan, Wisc.; Spartanburg, S.C. (about $72K), Kohler, Wisc. ($69K), and Brownwood, Texas ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $56K) is Sheridan, Ark. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Pennsylvania, where they average to $86K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements receive bigger paychecks (approximately $130K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to around $77K annually for accredited Professional Engineer License Holders. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE); Kohler, Co. awards about $87K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Product Development; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $89K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; more than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 29 percent receiving paid vacation and approximately one-tenth of workers receiving sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Kohler, Co. sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Kohler, Co. provides health insurance to most respondents, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.