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Caterpillar Overview

Industry

Machinery

Organization Type

Public

Employees

101,500

Headquarters

Deerfield, IL

Website

www.caterpillar.com

Website

www.caterpillar.com



Founded in

1925

Revenue

$54.7B

Key People

Janice Walters (Marketing & Brand),
Lisa Miller (Media Relations),
Jim Umpleby (ceo)

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About Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. is an American Fortune 100 corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. It is the world's largest construction equipment manufacturer.

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Caterpillar Inc. is an American Fortune 100 corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. It is the world's largest construction equipment manufacturer.

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What Is

Caterpillar's Mission Statement

?
To enable economic growth through infrastructure and energy development, and to provide solutions that support communities and protect the planet.

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5.0

November 15, 2019 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

Chance to learn different areas so you can grow.. Show More

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Lacking communication.. Show More

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Hours, large company, pay scale, manufacturing, customer service.. Show More

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4.0

July 20, 2018 on Zippia

What Do You Like About Working There?

I believe it is a fair and honest company. The work environment is comfortable. I like the people and the atmosphere... Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

I would like to see more women in higher paying jobs. Most of the women work in office settings. I would like to see a women CEO eventually running the company. I think there is too much nepotism... Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Insurance is the best perk of working for this company. I received a full health insurance at no cost to me while I was there. It is something that I wish all companies had since it could be so expensive... Show More

Caterpillar Employees

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Gender

Male

69.8%

Female

27.1%

Unknown

3.0%
Ethnicity

White

59.5%

Black or African American

13.0%

Hispanic or Latino

12.7%

Asian

10.7%

Unknown

4.1%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

49.2%

French

10.8%

Chinese

5.9%

German

5.6%

Mandarin

4.3%

Arabic

4.3%

Carrier

3.5%

Portuguese

3.0%

Italian

2.4%

Hindi

2.2%

Polish

1.6%

Japanese

1.3%

Dakota

1.1%

Romanian

0.8%

Korean

0.8%

Bengali

0.8%

Russian

0.8%

Swedish

0.5%

Vietnamese

0.5%

Dutch

0.5%
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Caterpillar Careers

Average Length of Employment
General Motors 6.6 years
Ford Motor Company 6.6 years
Boeing 6.4 years
Motorola Solutions 6.2 years
Intel 5.5 years
Alcoa 5.2 years
Lockheed Martin 5.1 years
Raytheon 5.0 years
Dana Incorporated 4.9 years
Parker Hannifin 4.9 years
Northrop Grumman 4.7 years
General Electric 4.5 years
Applied Materials 4.4 years
Lear Corporation 4.2 years
Johnson & Johnson 3.8 years

Caterpillar

3.7 years
Harley-Davidson 3.4 years
Cummins 3.4 years
John Deere 3.3 years
Top Employers Before Caterpillar
Walmart 16.7%
US Army 12.2%
U.S. Navy 8.3%
McDonald's 6.1%
John Deere 4.1%
IBM 3.4%
Cummins 3.2%
State Farm 3.1%
Kroger 3.1%
Lowe's 2.9%
Top Employers After Caterpillar
Walmart 13.5%
John Deere 7.1%
Cummins 6.3%
IBM 5.7%
Amazon 5.3%
US Army 5.3%
Lowe's 4.3%
State Farm 4.1%
Eaton 4.1%
Aerotek 4.0%
AT&T 3.8%

Caterpillar Employees Education

Schools

Illinois Central College

17.0%

Bradley University

14.7%

Illinois State University

8.5%

University of Phoenix

7.2%

Purdue University

6.2%

Northern Illinois University

5.2%

Richland Community College

5.2%

Joliet Junior College

4.4%

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

3.8%

Western Illinois University

3.4%

University of Illinois University Administration

3.1%

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3.1%

Midstate College

2.9%

Waubonsee Community College

2.9%

University of Illinois at Chicago

2.3%

Iowa State University

2.3%

Millikin University

2.1%

University of Illinois at Springfield

2.0%

North Carolina State University

1.9%

Athens Technical College

1.9%
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Majors

Business

26.2%

Mechanical Engineering

13.5%

Electrical Engineering

7.2%

Computer Science

7.2%

Accounting

4.9%

Industrial Technology

4.1%

Precision Metal Working

3.7%

Management

3.6%

Industrial Engineering

3.5%

General Studies

3.1%

Criminal Justice

3.1%

Automotive Technology

2.8%

Engineering

2.4%

Information Technology

2.2%

Marketing

2.2%

Computer Information Systems

2.1%

Finance

2.1%

Supply Chain Management

2.0%

Electrical Engineering Technology

1.9%

Drafting And Design

1.9%
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Degrees

Bachelors

35.7%

Other

23.3%

Masters

20.0%

Associate

12.3%

Certificate

4.8%

Diploma

2.0%

Doctorate

1.5%

License

0.3%
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Caterpillar Employee Political Affiliation

Republican Party

66.1%

Democratic Party

33.5%

Independent

0.3%

Employee Political Donations

Name Job Title Party Donation
William AinsworthVice President $55,500Republican Party
Douglas OberhelmanChief Executive Officer $39,000Republican Party
Doug OberhelmanChief Executive Officer $27,750Republican Party
Gregory FolleyExecutive $23,425Republican Party
William LaneGovernmental Affairs $18,400Republican Party
James OwensChief Executive Officer $13,590Republican Party
Richard LavinPresident $10,000Republican Party
Douglas Oberhelman SrChief Executive Officer $7,900Republican Party
Steven ElsesserExecutive $7,750Republican Party
Kendric CobbAttorney $7,110Democratic Party
Edward RappExecutive $7,000Republican Party
Stephen WeckelRetired $6,500Democratic Party
Virgil CihlaRetired $6,353Republican Party
David HintonEngineer $6,200Republican Party
Jeffrey MayEngineer $6,000Democratic Party
John WosikComputer Analyst $5,500Democratic Party
Prashant GanorkarEngineer $5,000Democratic Party
Metin YildirimEngineer $5,000Democratic Party
William BrewerLawyer $4,525Democratic Party
Robin BeranManager $4,500Republican Party
Greg FolleyVice President $4,350Republican Party
Donald JohnsonManager $3,950Democratic Party
Bruce BussellEngineer $3,748Republican Party
Robert JimesonDistrict Manager $3,700Republican Party
Anthony McNealyEngineer $3,520Republican Party
Ed RappGroup Vice President $3,500Republican Party
Edward GoodrichExecutive $3,250Republican Party
Henry VicaryAttorney $3,200Republican Party
Thomas LyonsInformation Technology Analyst $3,125Republican Party
Norman KnappEngineer $2,855Republican Party
Nickey JohnstonAccountant $2,850Democratic Party
Peter MagowanInvestor $2,700Republican Party
DAN HanbackExecutive $2,600Republican Party
Gregory FoleyVice President $2,600Republican Party
Jesse AlfordCommunications Manager $2,500Democratic Party
Douglas OlberhelmanChief Executive Officer $2,500Republican Party
Hakan BerberogluSenior Engineer $2,500Republican Party
Steve ElsesserExecutive $2,500Republican Party
Renard FrancoisAttorney $2,450Democratic Party
Diane OberhelmanInformation Requested $2,400Republican Party
Steven RodgersEngineer $2,200Democratic Party
Wayne KlopfensteinEngineer $2,100Republican Party
Christopher MyersGovernment Affairs Researcher $2,000Republican Party
James Waters JrVice President $2,000Democratic Party
James StringfieldEngineer $2,000Republican Party
Samuel KiefferManaging Director $1,900Republican Party
Keegan RoachEngineer $1,850Democratic Party
Katherine HaysLobbyist $1,800Republican Party
Charles DrewMachinist $1,800Democratic Party
Isabel RiveraLawyer $1,650Democratic Party
Kevin RoddEngineer $1,575Democratic Party
Clay ElwardProduct Manager $1,500Republican Party
Kendal BallardMaintenance Electrician $1,500Republican Party
Robert ThompsonManager $1,500Republican Party
Zachary OylerLogistics Manager $1,310Republican Party
Mark HancockTransportation Manager $1,275Republican Party
Michael PowersPurchasing Manager $1,250Republican Party
Jeffrey StumpRegional Safety Manager $1,250Republican Party
David JohnsEngineer $1,250Democratic Party
James McCarthyAccountant $1,250Republican Party
John DisharoonAttorney $1,250Republican Party
James CarballidoAccountant $1,250Republican Party
Matthew CollinsManagement In Manufacturing $1,250Republican Party
Todd BrakerAccountant $1,250Republican Party
Hillary SpanglerQuality Engineer $1,182Republican Party
Gary VestTax Manager $1,100Republican Party
Carol WeberEngineer $1,085Democratic Party
Henry BlackwellRetired $1,000Democratic Party
Matt KeeleyExecutive $1,000Republican Party
James BudaAttorney $1,000Republican Party
Dwayne BoltonDirector Of Public Affairs $1,000Republican Party
Darren GrecaAttorney $1,000Republican Party
Brian UmbachEngineer $1,000Republican Party
Bradley HalversonFinance $1,000Republican Party
Katie HaysGovernmental Affairs $1,000Republican Party
Matt DadoskyEngineer $1,000Republican Party
Billy AinsworthVice President $1,000Republican Party
Robert Thompson JrGlobal Director $1,000Democratic Party
Darcy GibsonAttorney $1,000Republican Party
Dennis Van MeterEngineer $1,000Republican Party
Timothy WilliamsManager $1,000Republican Party
Laura CurfmanExecutive $1,000Republican Party
Steven FisherVice President $1,000Republican Party
Stephen GosselinExecutive $1,000Republican Party
Trudy StroupVice President $1,000Republican Party
James WatersManager $1,000Democratic Party
Robert DixonManufacturing Engineer $990Republican Party
Janet CostinConsultant $960Republican Party
Paul StarkEngineer $950Republican Party
Richard CushingEngineer $950Democratic Party
Benjamin DavilaEngineer $914Democratic Party
Martin MitchellInformation Technology Architect $890Democratic Party
Hugh RillieEngineer $890Republican Party
Rick FoxDatabase Administrator $875Democratic Party
Andrew LandersEngineer $870Democratic Party
Mitchel DeckardEngineer $850Republican Party
Delma HumeOperations Consultant $840Republican Party
William ReuterAssembly $818Republican Party
Darrin JohnstonEngineer $760Republican Party
Steven VanneExecutive $750Republican Party
Barry ShookEngineer $750Republican Party
Michael FrankeAttorney $750Democratic Party
AMY YoungAccountant $725Democratic Party
Steve HintonMarketing $700Republican Party
David CodevillaCorporate Counsel $700Republican Party
Faisal HasanInventory Manager $650Republican Party
David MuckwayProject Engineer $620Republican Party
Brandon VeldeInformation Technology Analyst $600Republican Party
Bruce SchuverPlant Manager $600Republican Party
Samer AldroubiAccountant $552Independent
Henry AmesRetired $550Democratic Party
Meron AmanuelInformation Technology Analyst $550Democratic Party
Steven WunningGroup Vice President $550Republican Party
Karla LowerySenior Manufacturing Engineer $508Republican Party
Mark FulfordEngineer $500Republican Party
James RinkManager $500Republican Party
Daniel IbrahimEngineering Manager $500Democratic Party
John FryeMarketing Consultant $500Republican Party
Richard McCall JrVice President $500Democratic Party
Sumhr SwopesSales $500Democratic Party
IAN GoslinBusiness Planning Manager $500Democratic Party
Billy CookExecutive $500Republican Party
Daniel GabrielseInformation Technology Analyst $500Democratic Party
Kyle JohnsonSupply Chain Manager $500Republican Party
Debra BernalArea Manager $500Republican Party
Timothy ElderVice President $500Republican Party
Christopher PagelSolutions Manager $500Republican Party
Michael KingAttorney $500Republican Party
William CaseySecurity Manager $500Republican Party
Melinda HuisengaAccountant $500Republican Party
Muhammad DadaEngineer $500Republican Party
Osama AlrefaiPurchasing Manager $500Republican Party
Hamzah FirmanAccountant $500Republican Party
Regg GlaweManager $500Republican Party
Nolan FinchEngineer $500Democratic Party
Patrick CavanaughLeader $500Republican Party
Jeff MayEngineer $500Democratic Party
Stacey DelvecchioEngineer $500Democratic Party
Lee NorstedRetired $500Democratic Party
Michael PetersonInformation Technology Analyst $500Republican Party
Gary BevilacquaManager $500Republican Party
David BurnsAssembly $500Democratic Party
Mark GuzzardoHuman Resources Manager $500Democratic Party
Kenneth TaylorBusiness Executive $500Democratic Party
Klint ConeEngineer $495Democratic Party
Chris KnuthFinance Staff $465Democratic Party
Robert WaughEngineering Associate $460Democratic Party
Adam CharlesEngineer $424Democratic Party
Anne WilkinsonParalegal $400Democratic Party
Carl RayCapacity Planner $400Democratic Party
Sharon MauleInformation Requested $400Democratic Party
Bailey FerkelEngineer $350Democratic Party
Carol MeltonSales Manager $315Democratic Party
Linda WileyRetired $300Democratic Party
Alec MorrisProject Manager $279Democratic Party
Tracy DaughertyPurchasing Manager $278Democratic Party
Donald FroelichEngineer $268Democratic Party
Jason McIntireInformation Technology Senior Analyst $251Democratic Party
Anna StonerMarketing Representative $250Democratic Party
Gregory WilliamsIndustrial Hygienist $250Democratic Party
Saul BoastManager $250Democratic Party
Paul WallikerTraining $250Democratic Party
Debra KrepsResource Manager $250Democratic Party
Susan BoastEngineer $250Democratic Party
Anthony CieszkiewiczEngineer $250Democratic Party
Mark WrightSpecialist $250Democratic Party
Thomas DerryEngineer $250Democratic Party
Brian EllisTerritory Representative $250Democratic Party
Srinivasa SrinathManager $250Democratic Party
Jamie AtchisonBusiness Process Analyst $229Democratic Party
Beth WithersFinance $224Democratic Party
Gary MuellerEngineer $216Democratic Party
Scott GeeMarketing Manager $210Democratic Party
Don MuellerEngineer $200Democratic Party
Roger WolfordManufacturing Engineer $200Democratic Party
Douglas HillRetired $200Democratic Party
Glenn RossManager $200Democratic Party
Milton LongFinance Manager $200Democratic Party
Jeffery MichaelRetired $200Democratic Party
Steve SherwoodEngineering Manager $200Democratic Party
Craig MurphySoftware Developer $185Democratic Party
Mindy Cruz WadeAccountant $157Democratic Party
Jeff SaltzmanSection Manager $150Democratic Party
Kaiya IversonManager $150Democratic Party
Jaime SkinnerAttorney $147Democratic Party
Ryan KelleyProject Manager $130Democratic Party
Darrell HartnellMillwright $125Democratic Party
Karen HansenQuality Engineer $124Democratic Party
Joseph LeeInformation Technology Technician $105Democratic Party
Stacy SmithBusiness Manager $100Democratic Party
Giulio FenuManager $100Democratic Party
Kyle RisbyProject Manager $100Democratic Party
AMY Ashley RaherHuman Resources Coordinator $92Democratic Party
Bert ZimmerMechanical Designer $79Democratic Party
Chris SmithSoftware $75Democratic Party
Willie DavisRetired $70Democratic Party
Chris AligFactory Worker $67Democratic Party
Michael CarlsonWarehouse $63Democratic Party
Nicholas DunneSoftware Developer $57Democratic Party
Gregory HarrisAttorney $50Democratic Party
Lovemore NcubeInformation Technology Technician $50Democratic Party
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Caterpillar Salaries

Vice PresidentChicago, IL $368,000
Digital SpecialistNashville, TN $250,000
Product ManagerTucson, AZ $238,872
Senior Design Engineering SpecialistDecatur, IL $166,236
Senior Manufacturing Project EngineerLafayette, IN $141,066
Transportation ManagerMorton, IL $138,492
Engineering SupervisorGriffin, GA $137,076
Embedded Software EngineerRossville, IL $134,496
Engineering ManagerRossville, IL $132,814
SpecialistRossville, IL $130,032
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IL $126,444
Information Systems SpecialistSan Diego, CA $124,750
ExpertRossville, IL $124,092
Project Team LeadRossville, IL $123,384
Senior Design EngineerGriffin, GA $121,896
Site ManagerEast Peoria, IL $121,308
Site ManagerEast Peoria, IL $121,308
Site ManagerPeoria, IL $121,308
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IL $120,732
Engineering SpecialistPittsburgh, PA $120,732
Senior Design EngineerJoliet, IL $120,252
Digital SpecialistChicago, IL $120,000
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IL $118,860
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IL $118,500
Senior Embedded Software EngineerRossville, IL $118,500
Embedded Software EngineerRossville, IL $118,500
Business Enterprise OfficerSan Diego, CA $118,000
Senior Data ScientistPeoria, IL $117,732
Project Team LeadRossville, IL $116,268
Project Team LeadDecatur, IL $116,004
Project Team LeadTucson, AZ $116,004
Lean SIX Sigma Black BeltEast Peoria, IL $115,728
Engineering SpecialistPontiac, IL $115,200
EngineerSan Diego, CA $115,000
Senior Design EngineerTucson, AZ $114,504
Business Development ManagerPeoria, IL $114,336
Project Team LeadRossville, IL $113,844
Embedded Software EngineerRossville, IL $113,590
Plant EngineerIsland Lake, IL $113,532
Project Team LeadRossville, IL $113,508
Senior Design EngineerJoliet, IL $113,460
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IL $113,340
Technical SpecialistPeoria, IL $112,992
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $112,944
SpecialistDenison, TX $112,757
Engineering SpecialistDecatur, IL $112,584
Senior EngineerDayton, OH $112,008
Technical SpecialistEast Peoria, IL $111,996
Transportation ManagerMorton, IL $111,779
Contracts ManagerNH $111,756
Information Technology Senior AnalystSan Diego, CA $111,300
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $110,531
Technical AnalystPeoria, IL $110,000
Technical AnalystPeoria, IL $110,000
Technical SpecialistChicago, IL $110,000
Technical SpecialistPeoria, IL $109,944
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $109,536
Senior Test EngineerRossville, IL $109,272
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IL $109,092
Facility EngineerAurora, IL $108,900
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $108,804
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IL $108,708
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IN $108,636
Engineering SpecialistRossville, IL $108,363
Senior Design EngineerSan Diego, CA $108,000
Technical SpecialistPeoria, IL $108,000
Senior EngineerRossville, IL $107,460
Senior EngineerRossville, IL $107,412
Senior Performance EngineerRossville, IL $107,028
Senior EngineerGriffin, GA $107,028
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $106,776
Senior EngineerMontgomery, IL $106,692
Embedded Software EngineerRossville, IL $106,608
Engineering SpecialistGA $106,548
Senior EngineerRossville, IL $106,392
Senior EngineerEast Peoria, IL $106,392
Application EngineerRossville, IL $106,044
Senior Performance EngineerRossville, IL $106,044
Senior EngineerRossville, IL $105,996
Engineering SpecialistChampaign, IL $105,948
Application EngineerRossville, IL $105,900
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $105,828
Network EngineerTucson, AZ $105,660
Senior Performance EngineerEast Peoria, IL $105,432
Senior Performance EngineerRossville, IL $105,144
Project Team LeadRossville, IL $105,144
Project Team LeadRossville, IL $105,144
Information Technology Senior AnalystDenison, TX $105,108
Information Technology Senior AnalystDenison, TX $105,108
Data ScientistPeoria, IL $105,060
Technical AnalystVirginia Beach, VA $105,000
Application EngineerRossville, IL $105,000
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $104,784
Senior EngineerMontgomery, IL $104,376
Senior Test EngineerRossville, IL $104,352
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $104,040
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $104,040
Application EngineerNashville, TN $103,608
Senior Design EngineerRossville, IL $103,560
Senior Test EngineerRossville, IL