Average Salary for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Employees

Hünenberg, Canton of Zug-based Alcon Laboratories, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Senior Mechanical Engineer to Manufacturing Supervisor in the biotechnology. An average Alcon Laboratories, Inc. employee can expect to make $76K per year. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. workers, followed by your experience level and geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Hünenberg, Canton of Zug 



Alcon Laboratories Inc.

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Senior Counsels rake in the most money, with average earnings of $175K annually; Associate Directors of Development come in second with average earnings amounting to about $132K, while Senior Mechanical Engineers and Senior Buyers rank near the top as well (around $105K and $94K, respectively). With salaries averaging $73K, Manufacturing Supervisors are among the lowest paid at Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $79K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $67K annually on average. The largest slice of the Alcon Laboratories, Inc. workforce (43 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $105K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $124K annually) can be spotted in Lake Forest, Calif.; Johns Creek, Ga. (approximately $102K), Dallas, Texas (around $101K), and Fort Worth, Texas ($99K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is New York, N.Y. at $68K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is $100K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers receive bigger paychecks (about $198K annually) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to around $120K per year for accredited Project Management Professionals. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. compensates Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)-holders the most at $158K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Regulatory Compliance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $111K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; approximately one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. People Management, Operations Management, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Alcon Laboratories, Inc. lets only one in three workers take paid vacation and only an eighth of workers take sick leave. A solid majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a strong majority of employees, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes life insurance, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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$34,004 - $99,000
$51,558 - $105,881

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
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