Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $62K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $73K annually. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $90K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K annually) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Miami, Fla. ($93K), Chicago, Ill. (approximately $89K), and Round Lake, Ill. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Bloomington, Ind. at around $44K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is $93K per year.
Research Scientists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $98K annually; Regulatory Affairs Specialists, Marketing Managers, and Senior Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $77K, $72K, and approximately $71K, respectively. Near the bottom at Baxter Healthcare Corporation are Quality Assurance Associates, pulling in an average of just $56K.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $87K per year. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of around $81K annually on average. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at Baxter Healthcare Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach about $120K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operations Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $119K annually. A common skill in Baxter Healthcare Corporation's work force is Microsoft Excel; just under one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Benefits and Perks
Baxter Healthcare Corporation lets only 43 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of respondents take sick leave. A large number of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A large number of workers can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at Baxter Healthcare Corporation are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.