In case anyone was wondering how well the raises have been going at Ford. I am an experienced GSR hired by Ford about 5 years ago. I am earning less now as well as in 2018 than I did 5 years ago when I was first hired. The annual salary increase of 2% has not kept up with the shrinking bonus or annual profit sharing so much so that I will be earning several thousand dollars less this year than in 2015-2017.
Something to keep in mind when you first get hired at Ford is that you likely won't see much of a pay increase after the first couple of years, especially when you consider that the declining bonus is due to profit sharing and that has been shrinking due to the loss in market share and trade dispute. At this rate, it will probably take at least several more years, maybe a decade before I get promoted to an LL6 or LL5 position and see an actual pay bump, that is if I don't get SRD first.
Anyone thinking of applying or working should consider this and the fact that the pay and raise structure at Ford is not directly tied to performance or even seniority and you are likely to get stuck with the same salary or even lower salary for more than a decade before you see an actual pay raise.