Average Salary for Baxter Healthcare Corporation Employees

Operating out of Deerfield, Ill., health care company Baxter Healthcare Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Medical Writer to Senior Marketing Manager. Baxter Healthcare Corporation pays its employees $77K per year on average. Baxter Healthcare Corporation paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though geography and your experience level are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Deerfield, Illinois 60015


Health care, Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus


Baxter Healthcare

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Senior Marketing Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $132K annually on average; Principal Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $106K, followed by Quality Managers earning $98K and Medical Writers making $76K. Manufacturing Associates make an average around $52K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $110K per year) can be spotted in Hayward, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. ($110K), Round Lake, Ill. (about $79K), and Los Angeles, Calif. (around $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Englewood, Colo. ranks low on the pay scale — at $64K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Baxter Healthcare Corporation pays its Colorado employees the most; the pay rate there is $85K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $62K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $77K annually. The largest slice of the Baxter Healthcare Corporation workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $97K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Lean Six Sigma Certifications receive bigger paychecks (approximately $106K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $102K on average. At Baxter Healthcare Corporation, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at around $114K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Marketing; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $126K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Baxter Healthcare Corporation is Project Management, with just over one in five considering it a key competency. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Baxter Healthcare Corporation; the company rewards only two in five survey participants with paid vacation time and only 30 percent with sick leave. Baxter Healthcare Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Baxter Healthcare Corporation


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$47,428 - $95,132
$55,131 - $105,310
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

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