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Average Salary for Bayer Corporation Employees

Salaries are high at Bayer Corporation, with the median employee bringing home $92K annually. Your city influences pay for Bayer Corporation workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and your role at the company. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Bayer Corporation typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Bayer Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Process Engineer (5)
$54,940 - $112,699  
[-]Process Engineer (5)
Salary$53,736 - $106,696  
Bonus$1,225 - $8,301  
Total Pay$54,940 - $112,699  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (3)
$48,566 - $90,214  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$50,722 - $86,198  
Bonus$464.19 - $6,520  
Total Pay$48,566 - $90,214  
[+]Financial Controller (2)
$44,477 - $92,876  
[+]Financial Controller (2)
Salary$45,465 - $87,373  
Bonus$2,002 - $13,265  
Total Pay$44,477 - $92,876  
[+]Senior Business Consultant (2)
$61,999 - $165,638  
[+]Senior Business Consultant (2)
Salary$62,456 - $142,247  
Bonus$3,194 - $29,088  
Total Pay$61,999 - $165,638  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($144K per year) can be spotted in Berkeley, Calif.; Whippany, N.J. (about $103K), Baytown, Texas ($95K), and Pittsburgh, Pa. (around $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Mishawaka, Ind. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $31K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in North Carolina, where the average salary is $119K annually.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $93K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Bayer Corporation employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $69K annually on average.


Senior Business Consultants earn the highest median pay at $115K per year, followed by Clinical Trial Managers (approximately $97K), Mechanical Engineers ($70K), and Process Engineers (about $68K). Financial compensation for Financial Controllers is rather low — on average only around $62K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $130K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Registered Nurse can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $106K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering; Bayer Corporation awards $110K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Marketing Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $137K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Chemical Process Engineering, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of survey participants receive paid vacation, and only 28 percent get sick leave. Bayer Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of workers use this option to save for their retirement. The vast majority of employees receive health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Bayer Corporation are life insurance, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Bayer Corporation


45 %
55 %
$35,750 - $101,381
$58,175 - $124,800
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
United States (change)

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