Average Salary for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Employees

Based in Hünenberg, Canton of Zug,biotechnology player Alcon Laboratories, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative and Senior Mechanical Engineer positions. The median salary at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. is $77K annually. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your role at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. 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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $138K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Dallas, Texas ($97K), Fort Worth, Texas (around $97K), and Reading, Pa. ($90K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $63K) is Houston, Texas. By state, Alcon Laboratories, Inc. pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is $94K annually.


Senior Business Analysts are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $95K per year; Medical Devices Quality Engineers, Senior Mechanical Engineers, and Research Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $94K, around $91K, and $89K, respectively. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives (approximately $65K on average).

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $72K annually. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $77K per year. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $98K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $112K per year. ASQ Certified Quality Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $94K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $101K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $117K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; a little less than a fifth consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Alcon Laboratories, Inc. gives paid vacation days to two in five survey participants and sick leave to 18 percent. A large number of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Almost all respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of respondents report having dental coverage. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, gym membership, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Alcon Laboratories, Inc.


41 %
59 %
$40,851 - $94,203
$60,303 - $120,558
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

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