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Average Salary for Boston Scientific Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Natick, Mass., Boston Scientific Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the manufacturing, from Medical Devices Quality Engineer to Mechanical Engineer. Boston Scientific Corporation employees bring home $81K annually on average. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Boston Scientific Corporation workers, followed by where you live and your role at the company. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Boston Scientific Corporation
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[-]Quality Engineer, Medical Devices (9)
$51,981 - $115,710  
[-]Quality Engineer, Medical Devices (9)
Salary$53,780 - $104,145  
Bonus$1,358 - $13,891  
Total Pay$51,981 - $115,710  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (5)
$55,808 - $105,394  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (5)
Salary$53,018 - $98,688  
Bonus$1,411 - $12,661  
Total Pay$55,808 - $105,394  
[+]Medical Device Sales Representative (4)
$37,736 - $187,476  
[+]Medical Device Sales Representative (4)
Salary$28,273 - $110,667  
Bonus$5,086 - $72,265  
Total Pay$37,736 - $187,476  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$38,504 - $74,342  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Total Pay$38,504 - $74,342  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190

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About This Company

Natick, Massachusetts 01760


Manufacturing, Health care, Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus

Boston Scientific Corp

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $65K per year on average. The largest fraction of Boston Scientific Corporation people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $82K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $99K per year) can be spotted in Fremont, Calif.; Marlborough, Mass. ($83K), Minneapolis, Minn. (about $81K), and Boston, Mass. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Valencia, Calif. — at $71K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Boston Scientific Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $108K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Medical Device Sales Representatives, who earn an average around $88K per year, closely trailed by Senior Manufacturing Engineers ($88K), Medical Devices Quality Engineers (approximately $79K), and Business Systems Analysts (about $70K). Financial compensation for Mechanical Engineers is rather low — on average only $63K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $172K annually for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $140K per year. Boston Scientific Corporation workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) are also well compensated, earning around $114K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Product Development; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $97K annually. A garden variety skill at Boston Scientific Corporation is Project Management; just over one in five of Boston Scientific Corporation's people use it regularly. Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Boston Scientific Corporation sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. At Boston Scientific Corporation, the vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and almost all survey participants have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Boston Scientific Corporation


35 %
65 %
$56,951 - $92,296
$58,578 - $99,500
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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