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Average Salary for Bayer Corporation Employees

The average employee at Bayer Corporation takes home $85K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Bayer Corporation employees is your city, though your experience level and your role at the company play a role as well. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

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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)
$54,599 - $112,633  
[-]Process Engineer (5)
Salary$53,209 - $107,560  
Bonus$1,295 - $7,510  
Total Pay$54,599 - $112,633  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (3)
$49,549 - $89,521  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$51,316 - $85,991  
Bonus$435.41 - $6,470  
Total Pay$49,549 - $89,521  
[+]Security Analyst (2)
$37,111 - $70,198  
[+]Security Analyst (2)
Salary$41,234 - $71,120  
Total Pay$37,111 - $70,198  
[+]Financial Controller (2)
$44,356 - $93,862  
[+]Financial Controller (2)
Salary$38,681 - $91,071  
Bonus$2,058 - $10,364  
Total Pay$44,356 - $93,862  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $155K annually) can be spotted in Berkeley; Whippany (about $105K), Wayne (around $95K), and Baytown ($95K) are the next top-paying cities. Mishawaka ranks low on the pay scale — at $31K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at $144K per year.

Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the approximately $88K mark. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (36 percent) have worked in their field for one to four years and now make $67K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Mechanical Engineers, who earn $70K, closely trailed by Process Engineers (about $68K), Financial Controllers ($62K), and Financial Analysts (around $54K). Security Analysts make approximately $53K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn around $130K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $106K per year. Those with a Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering at Bayer Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $110K annually.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Strategic Marketing; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $143K. Project Management is regularly seen around here; nearly one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Chemical Process Engineering, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Though close to one-half get paid time off for vacation, only about one in three workers receive paid sick leave. Nearly all workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all workers and dental coverage for the greater part of workers. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

35 %
65 %
$31,574 - $103,133
$46,874 - $131,620
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 10 votes.

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