Executive Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $242K annually — though Human Resources Managers, Research Scientists, and Sourcing Associates also do fairly well at $94K, around $91K, and approximately $79K, respectively. Earning only about $46K on average, Process Analysts make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($121K per year) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Redwood City, Calif. ($115K), New Brunswick, N.J. ($90K), and Boston, Mass. (about $73K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Tampa, Fla. at approximately $56K. By state, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $106K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $94K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $69K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (27 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $96K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $130K annually for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is rewarded with median pay of around $115K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General & Strategic Management the most — $154K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Regulatory Compliance; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $136K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is Project Management; approximately one-sixth of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Biotechnology, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
31 percent have paid vacation, and only about 23 percent can take paid time off for illness. A large number of workers save for retirement through Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for most survey participants and dental coverage for a fair number of workers. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.