Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $86K annually. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $68K per year.
Senior Research & Development (R&D) Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $98K annually; Biomedical Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers, and Supply Chain Planners also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $91K, $77K, and around $77K, respectively. On the lower end are Medical Devices Clinical Specialists at $65K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $102K per year) can be spotted in Fremont, Calif.; Boston, Mass. ($94K), Valencia, Calif. (approximately $90K), and Maple Grove, Minn. (around $89K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Paul, Minn. is near the bottom for pay at $74K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Maryland, where the average Boston Scientific Corporation employee makes about $95K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $130K per year. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $110K annually. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management at Boston Scientific Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $110K per year.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $90K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Boston Scientific Corporation is Data Analysis; about one in seven of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.