Average Salary for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Employees

Based in Hünenberg, Canton of Zug,biotechnology sector player Alcon Laboratories, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative and Field Service Engineer positions. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. employees typically bring home $76K per year. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on geography, though your role at the company and your experience level are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Alcon Laboratories, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
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[-]Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals (5)
$43,746 - $93,937  
[-]Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals (5)
Salary$41,124 - $81,715  
Bonus$2,461 - $17,369  
Total Pay$43,746 - $93,937  
[+]Field Service Engineer (3)
$50,168 - $112,749  
[+]Field Service Engineer (3)
Salary$50,588 - $100,238  
Bonus$1,421 - $26,878  
Total Pay$50,168 - $112,749  
[+]Medical Device Sales Representative (3)
$41,438 - $186,025  
[+]Medical Device Sales Representative (3)
Salary$29,545 - $96,339  
Bonus$2,071 - $54,353  
Commission$6,404 - $116,487  
Total Pay$41,438 - $186,025  
[+]Production Supervisor, Manufacturing (3)
$41,467 - $103,410  
[+]Production Supervisor, Manufacturing (3)
Salary$47,217 - $98,933  
Total Pay$41,467 - $103,410  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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About This Company

Bösch 69
Hünenberg, Canton of Zug 



Alcon Laboratories Inc.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Dallas; Reading ($90K), Irvine (around $90K), and Fort Worth ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Atlanta — at about $54K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is approximately $95K per year.


Senior Mechanical Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $87K; Production Supervisor, Manufacturings come in second with typical earnings amounting to $84K, while Field Service Engineers and Information Technology Project Managers rank near the top as well (around $76K and $71K, respectively). Earning only $58K, Medical Device Sales Representatives make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $83K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $62K. Overall, the greater share of Alcon Laboratories, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $92K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $105K for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $89K per year. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $124K annually.


In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $130K. Project Management is regularly seen around here; approximately one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Relationship Management, Microsoft Office, and Field Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Alcon Laboratories, Inc. lets only two in five workers take paid vacation and only one in seven workers take sick leave. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Nearly all workers report having health insurance, and almost all workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. are gym membership, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Alcon Laboratories, Inc.


34 %
66 %
$39,734 - $99,309
$60,721 - $111,779
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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