Average Salary for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Employees

Hünenberg, Canton of Zug-based Alcon Laboratories, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Senior Mechanical Engineer to Manufacturing Supervisor in the biotechnology. Compensation for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. employees is around $76K annually on average. Your job title influences pay for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and geography. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Hünenberg, Canton of Zug 



Alcon Laboratories Inc.

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Bringing in the most money are Senior Counsels — their earnings average about $175K per year. Associate Directors of Development are a close second at around $132K along with Senior Mechanical Engineers ($105K) and Senior Buyers (approximately $94K). Manufacturing Supervisors at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($73K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $67K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $79K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $105K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $124K per year) can be spotted in Lake Forest, Calif.; Johns Creek, Ga. (about $102K), Dallas, Texas ($101K), and Fort Worth, Texas (around $99K) are the next top-paying cities. New York, N.Y. ranks low on the pay scale — at $68K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Alcon Laboratories, Inc. pays its Georgia employees the most; the pay rate there is $100K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $198K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn approximately $120K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Alcon Laboratories, Inc. pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — around $158K.


In this position, it pays to have Regulatory Compliance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $111K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. is Project Management; one in five of employees use it for work. Other skills in demand are People Management, Operations Management, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Alcon Laboratories, Inc. lets only a third of survey participants take paid vacation and only an eighth of workers take sick leave. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Most survey participants can count on health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. are life insurance, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Alcon Laboratories, Inc.


38 %
62 %
$34,004 - $99,000
$51,558 - $105,881

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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