Average Salary for Baxter Healthcare Corporation Employees

Deerfield, Ill.-based Baxter Healthcare Corporation hires for positions ranging from Senior Mechanical Engineer to Supply Chain Planner in the health care. Baxter Healthcare Corporation pays its employees $71K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Baxter Healthcare Corporation fluctuate depending on your experience level; geography and your job title also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Deerfield, Illinois 60015


Health care, Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus


Baxter Healthcare

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $73K annually. The largest fraction of Baxter Healthcare Corporation people (29 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $60K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $90K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($79K), Round Lake, Ill. (about $75K), and the company's headquarter city of Deerfield, Ill. ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Bloomington, Ind.; in fact, at approximately $43K it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Illinois, where salaries average out at $79K per year.


Marketing Managers earn the highest median pay at about $91K annually, followed by Software Quality Engineers ($85K), Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors ($75K), and Senior Mechanical Engineers (around $72K). Financial compensation for Manufacturing Associates is rather low — on average only $55K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses earn about $87K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to around $80K annually for accredited APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements. Those with an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Marketing at Baxter Healthcare Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $158K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $86K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; just under a fifth deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Baxter Healthcare Corporation; the company rewards only two-fifths of workers with paid vacation time and only 28 percent with sick leave. Most workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most respondents also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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$46,978 - $98,748
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
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