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Average Salary for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Employees

Based in Hünenberg, Canton of Zug, biotechnology industry player Alcon Laboratories, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative and Production Supervisor, Manufacturing positions. The median income for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. employees is $77K annually. Geography influences pay for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and how long you've been working. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Alcon Laboratories, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals (5)
$44,496 - $93,532  
[-]Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals (5)
Salary$41,730 - $83,049  
Bonus$2,745 - $18,829  
Total Pay$44,496 - $93,532  
[+]Production Supervisor, Manufacturing (3)
$41,754 - $103,120  
[+]Production Supervisor, Manufacturing (3)
Salary$46,718 - $99,897  
Total Pay$41,754 - $103,120  
[+]Engineering Technician (3)
$32,751 - $69,983  
[+]Engineering Technician (3)
Total Pay$32,751 - $69,983  
[+]Medical Device Sales Representative (3)
$39,620 - $179,101  
[+]Medical Device Sales Representative (3)
Salary$32,336 - $99,239  
Bonus$1,462 - $52,992  
Commission$5,855 - $115,475  
Total Pay$39,620 - $179,101  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Details

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Median pay is highest in Dallas (about $103K per year), followed by Reading ($90K), Irvine ($90K), and Fort Worth (approximately $82K). Atlanta is near the bottom for pay at $54K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to around $95K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Senior Mechanical Engineers, who earn $87K, closely trailed by Production Supervisor, Manufacturings (about $84K), Senior Buyers ($75K), and Information Technology Project Managers (around $71K). Medical Device Sales Representatives make $58K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns approximately $83K. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $62K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Alcon Laboratories, Inc. employees (30 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $92K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (around $112K) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Engineer in Training is rewarded at $89K annually. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration make the most here, hauling in approximately $124K per year.


When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $130K. Project Management is a popular skill in the Alcon Laboratories, Inc. workforce; a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Customer Relationship Management , Microsoft Office, and Field Sales.

Benefits and Perks

42 percent receive paid vacation, and only one-seventh of workers get sick leave. Almost all workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for almost all employees, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include gym membership, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

35 %
65 %
$39,734 - $99,309
$62,744 - $112,715
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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