Senior Marketing Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $132K per year — though Principal Software Engineers, Medical Writers, and Senior Executive Assistants also do fairly well at around $106K, approximately $76K, and about $72K, respectively. Manufacturing Associates at Baxter Healthcare Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($52K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $61K annually. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of about $76K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $105K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($78K), Round Lake, Ill. ($77K), and the company's headquarter city of Deerfield, Ill. (around $76K) 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 employees make the most in Colorado, earning about $85K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Lean Six Sigma Certifications earn $106K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn $102K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Baxter Healthcare Corporation awards approximately $114K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Strategic Marketing among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $126K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Baxter Healthcare Corporation workers, with between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
Two in five employees have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. To plan for old age, the vast majority of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At Baxter Healthcare Corporation, a large number of employees have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.