Senior Marketing Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $132K per year; Principal Software Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $106K, while Quality Managers and Medical Writers rank near the top as well ($98K and $76K, respectively). Financial compensation for Manufacturing Associates is rather low — on average only $52K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $110K annually) can be spotted in Hayward, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. ($110K), Round Lake, Ill. (approximately $79K), and Los Angeles, Calif. (about $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. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Colorado; salaries there average to $85K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $62K annually. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $77K per year. Overall, the greater share of Baxter Healthcare Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $97K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Six Sigma Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $106K per year. On average, salaries rise to $102K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Baxter Healthcare Corporation — these employees make the most at around $114K per year.
When it comes to skills, Strategic Marketing seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $126K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, between a fifth and a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Benefits and Perks
Baxter Healthcare Corporation lets only two-fifths of employees take paid vacation and only 30 percent take sick leave. Almost all survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of employees, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Baxter Healthcare Corporation folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.