Bringing in the most money are Senior Counsels — their earnings average about $175K per year. Associate Directors of Development are a close second at around $132K along with Senior Mechanical Engineers ($105K) and Senior Buyers (approximately $94K). Manufacturing Supervisors at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($73K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $67K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $79K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $105K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $124K per year) can be spotted in Lake Forest, Calif.; Johns Creek, Ga. (about $102K), Dallas, Texas ($101K), and Fort Worth, Texas (around $99K) are the next top-paying cities. New York, N.Y. ranks low on the pay scale — at $68K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Alcon Laboratories, Inc. pays its Georgia employees the most; the pay rate there is $100K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $198K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn approximately $120K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Alcon Laboratories, Inc. pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — around $158K.
In this position, it pays to have Regulatory Compliance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $111K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. is Project Management; one in five of employees use it for work. Other skills in demand are People Management, Operations Management, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Alcon Laboratories, Inc. lets only a third of survey participants take paid vacation and only an eighth of workers take sick leave. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a solid majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Most survey participants can count on health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. are life insurance, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.