When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $144K annually) can be spotted in Berkeley, Calif.; Whippany, N.J. ($103K), Baytown, Texas (about $95K), and Houston, Texas ($72K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Mishawaka, Ind.; in fact, at $31K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Bayer Corporation employees make the most in California, earning around $130K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $91K annually. Overall, the greater share of Bayer Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $70K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Business Consultants, who bring in close to approximately $115K annually, though Clinical Trial Managers are not far behind at $97K along with Process Engineers ($70K) and Mechanical Engineers (around $70K). With salaries averaging approximately $61K, Manufacturing Engineers are among the lowest paid at Bayer Corporation.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $106K per year. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make $103K on average. Those with a Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering at Bayer Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach around $110K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Clinical Research; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $104K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; about one in four consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Chemical Process Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The company allows slightly more than half of workers to take paid time off for vacation, but only 28 percent get paid sick leave. Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.