Bringing in the most money are Executive Directors — their earnings average $245K per year. Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists are a close second at approximately $121K along with Senior Research Scientists (around $120K) and Biotechnology Research Scientists (about $102K). Earning only $55K on average, Knowledge Analysts make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($114K annually) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Hopewell, N.J. (about $104K), New Brunswick, N.J. (around $103K), and Seattle, Wash. ($100K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at $57K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New Jersey, where the average Bristol-Myers Squibb Company employee makes $106K per year.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $79K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $68K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $109K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
ASQ Certified Quality Auditors are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $130K per year. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $122K on average. The best paid folks at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have a Bachelor of Science in Physics & Mathematics, earning $130K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $130K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; one-sixth deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Biotechnology, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has room for improvement — only 29 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. To plan for old age, a large number of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of survey participants, and a large number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.