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 Sourcing Associate positions. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company offers hefty wages with the average worker making $95K per year. Though your role at the company and geography do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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New York City, New York 10154


Pharmaceutical industry, Pharmaceutical Preparations

Bristol Myers Squibb Co

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $92K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $63K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $103K annually.


Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $110K per year — though Biotechnology Research Scientists, Human Resources Managers, and Research Scientists also do fairly well at around $103K, about $94K, and approximately $90K, respectively. Earning only $51K on average, Quality Control Associates make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($112K annually) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Redwood City, Calif. ($101K), New Brunswick, N.J. (around $91K), and Boston, Mass. (about $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Tampa, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $55K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $106K per year) in California.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $121K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Registered Nurse is rewarded with median pay of $90K per year. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at around $154K annually.


When it comes to skills, Regulatory Compliance seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $136K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is Project Management; a little less than one-fifth of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Biotechnology, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company can sometimes lack paid time off; 30 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four employees receive paid sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company


52 %
48 %
$54,674 - $112,444
$53,319 - $136,543
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
$48,430 - $108,731
$49,665 - $116,849
$61,409 - $107,107
$87,262 - $162,923
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