Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operations Managers, Quality Managers, Manufacturing Production Managers, and Industrial Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $95K annually, the other salaries come in at approximately $88K, about $79K, and $75K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Lear Corporation are Production Supervisors — the median salary for this role approaches around $53K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $61K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $61K annually. The largest fraction of Lear Corporation people (36 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $95K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; Southfield, Mich. (about $83K), Fort Wayne, Ind. (approximately $80K), and Montgomery, Ala. ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Morristown, Tenn. — at $54K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Michigan; salaries there average to around $80K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $114K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Red Hat Certified Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $107K per year. Lear Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in $80K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $98K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Lear Corporation is Microsoft Excel, with one in five considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Lean Manufacturing, Microsoft Office, and Project Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all respondents, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.