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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. An average Baxter Healthcare Corporation employee can expect to make $75K per year. What you do at the company influences pay for Baxter Healthcare Corporation workers the most, followed by your experience level and geography. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Medical Writer (11)
$78,426 - $85,659  
[-]Medical Writer (11)
Salary$72,617 - $79,464  
Bonus$5,797 - $6,247  
Total Pay$78,426 - $85,659  
[+]Senior Marketing Manager (6)
$87,666 - $188,831  
[+]Senior Marketing Manager (6)
Salary$82,567 - $156,141  
Bonus$5,410 - $29,445  
Profit Disbursement$4,427 - $15,853  
Total Pay$87,666 - $188,831  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Associate (4)
$32,244 - $87,440  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Associate (4)
Salary$35,467 - $81,410  
Bonus$224.50 - $6,290  
Total Pay$32,244 - $87,440  
[+]Senior Executive Assistant (4)
$38,440 - $86,505  
[+]Senior Executive Assistant (4)
Salary$38,742 - $77,718  
Bonus$268.16 - $5,588  
Total Pay$38,440 - $86,505  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 198

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About This Company

Deerfield, Illinois 60015


Health care, Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus


Baxter Healthcare

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The highest paychecks go to Senior Marketing Managers, who earn an average $126K annually, closely trailed by Quality Managers ($98K), Research Associates (around $78K), and Medical Writers ($76K). Among the lower-paid positions at Baxter Healthcare Corporation are Quality Assurance Associates — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $59K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $61K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $77K annually on average. The largest slice of the Baxter Healthcare Corporation workforce (29 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $97K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $94K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($90K), Englewood, Colo. ($84K), and Round Lake, Ill. (approximately $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $63K) is Bloomington, Ind. The highest pay by state can be found in Colorado, where salaries average out at $95K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $98K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to $95K per year for accredited APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements. At Baxter Healthcare Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) receive the highest salaries at around $119K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Strategic Marketing; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $115K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to one-fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 37 percent receiving paid vacation and just under a third of workers receiving sick leave. Almost all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all survey participants, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Baxter Healthcare Corporation


49 %
51 %
$48,554 - $95,850
$54,575 - $103,447
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
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