Average Salary for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Employees

Based in New York City, N.Y.,pharmaceutical industry player Bristol-Myers Squibb Company offers many employment opportunities, including Research Scientist and Process Engineer positions. It is not unusual for people who work at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $92K annually. Geography plays the largest role in compensation at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, but how long you've been working and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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New York City, New York 10154


Pharmaceutical industry, Pharmaceutical Preparations

Bristol Myers Squibb Co

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($117K per year) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Redwood City, Calif. ($101K), New Brunswick, N.J. (about $93K), and Boston, Mass. (approximately $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at $56K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Bristol-Myers Squibb Company employee makes around $103K annually.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $68K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $93K annually on average. The largest slice of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $99K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists — their earnings average $115K annually. Biotechnology Research Scientists are a close second at $100K along with Human Resources Managers (about $94K) and Research Scientists ($91K). On the lower end are Process Engineers at approximately $75K on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $130K per year for Certified Six Sigma Black Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning around $154K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $137K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among Bristol-Myers Squibb Company workers, with close to one-sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Biotechnology, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 28 percent. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of workers participate. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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$54,683 - $110,581
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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
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1-4 years
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20 years or more
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