IT Senior Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $128K per year; Inside and Outside Sales Managers, Research Scientists, and Software Developers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $67K, approximately $66K, and $56K, respectively. Earning only $52K on average, Business Analysts make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $127K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Waltham, Mass. (around $105K), San Diego, Calif. ($85K), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Charlottesville, Va. ranks low on the pay scale — at $66K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Massachusetts, where the average salary is approximately $108K per year.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $57K annually on average. The largest fraction of Alere people (34 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn approximately $80K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $128K annually. On average, salaries rise to around $56K per year for accredited Microsoft Certified Professionals. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) at Alere — these employees make the most at about $88K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Product Development among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $94K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Alere is Project Management; about a seventh of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, and gym membership.