When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($144K annually) can be spotted in Berkeley, Calif.; Whippany, N.J. (around $103K), Baytown, Texas (approximately $95K), and Houston, Texas (about $74K) 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. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $130K per year.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Bayer Corporation for between five and 10 years earn approximately $91K annually on average. The largest fraction of Bayer Corporation people (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $71K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Business Consultants, who earn an average $115K annually, closely trailed by Clinical Trial Managers (about $97K), Process Engineers ($73K), and Mechanical Engineers ($70K). On the lower end are Manufacturing Engineers at $61K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks (about $106K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to around $103K annually for accredited Certified Professional Engineers. Bayer Corporation workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering are also well compensated, earning $110K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Clinical Research in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $104K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-fourth of Bayer Corporation's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Chemical Process Engineering, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Approximately half can rely on paid vacation days, but only one in four survey participants have the luxury of paid sick time. Most survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Bayer Corporation provides health insurance to almost all workers, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. Bayer Corporation also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.