Average Salary for Bayer Corporation Employees

The average Bayer Corporation employee earns $84K annually. At Bayer Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and your job title each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bayer Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Bayer Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]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  
[+]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  
[+]Security Analyst (2)
$37,111 - $70,198  
[+]Security Analyst (2)
Salary$41,234 - $71,120  
Total Pay$37,111 - $70,198  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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About This Company

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Median pay is highest in Berkeley ($155K per year), followed by Whippany ($105K), Wayne (about $95K), and Baytown (around $95K). Mishawaka is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $31K. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at approximately $144K annually.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to about $88K. The largest slice of the Bayer Corporation workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns $66K per year.


Mechanical Engineers earn the highest median pay at approximately $70K, followed by Process Engineers ($68K), Financial Controllers (around $62K), and Financial Analysts ($54K). Security Analysts make $53K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $130K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Registered Nurses also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of approximately $106K annually. Bayer Corporation workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering are also well compensated, earning around $110K on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Strategic Marketing; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $143K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; one-fourth deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Chemical Process Engineering.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of workers receive paid vacation, and only 31 percent get sick leave. Almost all workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Bayer Corporation provides health insurance to almost all employees, and the greater part of workers do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats for Bayer Corporation


36 %
64 %
$31,688 - $103,905
$46,874 - $122,084
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 12 votes.

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