Senior Marketing Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $132K annually on average; Principal Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $106K, followed by Quality Managers earning $98K and Medical Writers making $76K. Manufacturing Associates make an average around $52K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $110K per year) can be spotted in Hayward, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. ($110K), Round Lake, Ill. (about $79K), and Los Angeles, Calif. (around $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. By state, Baxter Healthcare Corporation pays its Colorado employees the most; the pay rate there is $85K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $62K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $77K annually. The largest slice of the Baxter Healthcare Corporation workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $97K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Six Sigma Certifications receive bigger paychecks (approximately $106K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $102K on average. At Baxter Healthcare Corporation, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at around $114K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Marketing; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $126K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Baxter Healthcare Corporation is Project Management, with just over one in five considering it a key competency. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Baxter Healthcare Corporation; the company rewards only two in five survey participants with paid vacation time and only 30 percent with sick leave. Baxter Healthcare Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.