The highest average salaries go to Executive Directors, who bring in close to approximately $245K per year, though Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists are not far behind at $121K along with Senior Research Scientists (around $120K) and Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives (about $105K). With salaries averaging $63K, Associate Research Scientists are among the lowest paid at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($114K annually) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; New Brunswick, N.J. (approximately $107K), Hopewell, N.J. ($104K), and Seattle, Wash. (about $100K) are the next top-paying cities. Tampa, Fla. ranks low on the pay scale — at $57K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company employees make the most in New Jersey, earning $108K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $67K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for between five and 10 years earn approximately $81K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $109K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
ASQ Certified Quality Auditors receive bigger paychecks (around $130K per year) than those without credentials. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $121K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Physics & Mathematics; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company awards about $130K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Regulatory Compliance seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $130K per year. A garden variety skill at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is Project Management; approximately one-sixth of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Biotechnology, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 29 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and most survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all respondents, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.