Senior Counsels are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $175K annually; Senior Mechanical Engineers, Clinical Trial Managers, and Operations Supervisors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $105K, $103K, and $83K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. are Compliance Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches about $72K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($124K per year) can be spotted in Lake Forest, Calif.; Dallas, Texas (about $123K), Fort Worth, Texas ($104K), and Johns Creek, Ga. ($102K) are the next top-paying cities. Huntington, W.Va. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $50K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Georgia pays Alcon Laboratories, Inc. the most — around $98K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $65K per year. Survey participants who have worked at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $87K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $105K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $198K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn around $123K per year on average. The best paid folks at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. have a Master of Science (MS), earning about $156K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $103K per year. People Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in seven of Alcon Laboratories, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Operations Management, Regulatory Compliance, and Lean Manufacturing are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Alcon Laboratories, Inc., a strong majority of workers have health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants have dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, gym membership, life insurance, and free drinks.