Bringing in the most money are Executive Directors — their earnings average $245K annually. Quality Assurance Managers are a close second at approximately $125K along with Biotechnology Research Scientists ($96K) and Research Scientists (around $93K). Earning only $75K on average, Process Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $70K per year. The largest slice of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company workforce (27 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $92K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $112K per year) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; New Brunswick, N.J. ($97K), Redwood City, Calif. ($96K), and Lawrenceville, N.J. (around $90K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at about $64K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Jersey earn the most, taking home approximately $99K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
ASQ Certified Quality Auditors receive bigger paychecks ($142K per year) than those without credentials. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $115K annually. The best paid folks at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General & Strategic Management, earning around $154K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $153K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Bristol-Myers Squibb Company workers, with a little less than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Biotechnology, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company gives paid vacation days to one in three survey participants and sick leave to a quarter of respondents. A large number of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.