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Average Salary for Baxter Healthcare Corporation Employees

Deerfield, Illinois-based Baxter Healthcare Corporation hires for positions ranging from Medical Writer to Senior Marketing Manager in the health care industry. The average employee at Baxter Healthcare Corporation takes home $79K per year. Baxter Healthcare Corporation paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level and where you live are also considered. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Employer: Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]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 (5)
$88,491 - $194,031  
[+]Senior Marketing Manager (5)
Salary$83,435 - $160,209  
Bonus$5,612 - $36,363  
Profit Disbursement$4,103 - $17,761  
Total Pay$88,491 - $194,031  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Associate (5)
$34,506 - $86,932  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Associate (5)
Salary$40,915 - $88,636  
Bonus$479.48 - $7,750  
Total Pay$34,506 - $86,932  
[+]Quality Assurance Analyst (4)
$35,016 - $79,523  
[+]Quality Assurance Analyst (4)
Salary$39,278 - $76,745  
Total Pay$35,016 - $79,523  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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Baxter Healthcare Corporation Details

Deerfield, Illinois 60015


Health care, Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus


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Senior Marketing Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $132K — though Quality Managers, Medical Writers, and Quality Assurance Associates also do fairly well at around $98K, $76K, and $67K, respectively. Baxter Healthcare Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Senior Executive Assistants (about $55K).

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $61K. Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average salaries at that point reach $73K. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Baxter Healthcare Corporation people (33 percent) have been in their field for 10-19 years and earn $102K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $110K per year) can be spotted in Hayward; Los Angeles (around $94K), Chicago ($93K), and Bloomington (approximately $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Thousand Oaks — at $72K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Colorado; salaries there average to $117K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $121K for Certified Professional Engineer s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Lean Six Sigma Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at about $105K per year. Baxter Healthcare Corporation compensates Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME)-holders the most at $116K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $98K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; slightly less than a third deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

43 percent have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. The vast majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all workers report having health insurance, and the greater part of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Baxter Healthcare Corporation are a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

46 %
54 %
$49,668 - $96,629
$55,153 - $110,325
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

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