Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $66K annually on average. The largest slice of the Boston Scientific Corporation workforce (30 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $82K per year.
Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $95K annually; Medical Device Sales Representatives, Medical Devices Quality Engineers, and Business Systems Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $88K, about $81K, and $70K, respectively. Near the bottom at Boston Scientific Corporation are Mechanical Engineers, pulling in an average of just around $64K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K per year) can be spotted in Fremont, Calif.; Minneapolis, Minn. (about $83K), Marlborough, Mass. (approximately $83K), and Valencia, Calif. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($70K) in Boston, Mass., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Illinois take home the most — around $108K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $172K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $143K annually. Boston Scientific Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in approximately $140K per year.
Employees who count Product Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $105K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; between a fifth and a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Only 37 percent at Boston Scientific Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just 22 percent can take sick leave. The vast majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all workers, and a large number of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Boston Scientific Corporation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.