The highest paychecks go to Project Engineers, who earn an average approximately $116K per year, closely trailed by Engineering Project Managers ($108K), Project Managers (around $84K), and Hardware Engineers (about $76K). On the lower end are Financial Analysts at $60K on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $77K annually. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $67K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K annually) can be spotted in Chelmsford, Mass.; Houston, Texas (around $91K), Cleveland, Ohio (about $91K), and Mequon, Wisc. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $75K) is Eden Prairie, Minn. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Rockwell Automation, Inc. the most — $136K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make approximately $116K annually. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $111K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Psychology; Rockwell Automation, Inc. awards $130K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $91K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Rockwell Automation, Inc. is Engineering Design, with approximately one in seven considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Rockwell Automation, Inc.; the company rewards only one in three respondents with paid vacation time and only a fifth of respondents with sick leave. Most workers report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all survey participants, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a company cell phone, flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.