Average Salary for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Employees

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a pharmaceutical industry firm headquartered in New York City, N.Y. that hires for Research Scientist positions, Senior Territory Manager roles, and more. Financial compensation at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company jumps well into six-figure territory; median pay is $101K. Your role at the company influences pay for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company workers the most, followed by geography and how long you've been working. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

New York City, New York 10154


Pharmaceutical industry, Pharmaceutical Preparations

Bristol Myers Squibb Co

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Earning approximately $240K annually on average, Executive Directors receive the most money, followed by Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists ($121K), Senior Research Scientists (around $120K), and Senior Territory Managers ($102K). Bristol-Myers Squibb Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Associate Research Scientists ($68K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $117K per year) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Hopewell, N.J. ($107K), New Brunswick, N.J. (around $102K), and Seattle, Wash. (approximately $98K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Tampa, Fla.; in fact, at $55K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New Jersey, where the average Bristol-Myers Squibb Company employee makes about $107K annually.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $86K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $65K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $109K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Pharmacists, who make around $135K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to ASQ Certified Quality Auditors with credentials; these people earn approximately $130K per year on average. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in $140K 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 $131K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; about a sixth of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's people use it regularly. Biotechnology, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Merely 28 percent at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Most respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. The vast majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company


58 %
42 %
$55,362 - $116,430
$56,573 - $142,074
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 23 votes.

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