Senior Systems Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $121K annually; Medical Device Sales Representatives, Senior Manufacturing Engineers, and Medical Devices Quality Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $88K, approximately $88K, and $81K, respectively. Mechanical Engineers at Boston Scientific Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $64K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $67K per year. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $83K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K per year) can be spotted in Fremont, Calif.; Valencia, Calif. (approximately $88K), Minneapolis, Minn. (about $87K), and Marlborough, Mass. (around $86K) are the next top-paying cities. Boston, Mass. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $70K. Across Boston Scientific Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $108K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $172K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $143K annually. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in approximately $140K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Product Development; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $105K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Boston Scientific Corporation is Project Management; one in five of employees use it for work. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Boston Scientific Corporation gives paid vacation days to 38 percent and sick leave to a quarter of survey participants. Nearly all respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Boston Scientific Corporation, most workers have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.