When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $98K per year) can be spotted in Fort Worth, Texas; Dallas, Texas (about $97K), Atlanta, Ga. ($97K), and Reading, Pa. ($90K) are the next top-paying cities. Johns Creek, Ga. is near the bottom for pay at $60K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Texas, where the average Alcon Laboratories, Inc. employee makes approximately $96K annually.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $72K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $79K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Alcon Laboratories, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $97K per year.
Medical Devices Quality Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $94K annually; Research Engineers, Information Technology Project Managers, and Senior Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $89K, $88K, and $87K, respectively. On the lower end are Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives at about $65K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $112K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. ASQ Certified Quality Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $94K annually. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at approximately $101K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $130K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-sixth of Alcon Laboratories, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Regulatory Compliance round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only two in five employees receiving paid vacation and 18 percent receiving paid sick days. A large number of respondents save for retirement through Alcon Laboratories, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for a large number of survey participants. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, gym membership, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.