Average Salary for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Employees

New York City, N.Y.-based Bristol-Myers Squibb Company hires for positions ranging from Research Scientist to Sourcing Associate in the pharmaceutical industry. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company employees can expect to earn a comfortable salary, with average pay hovering around $98K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company fluctuate depending on your role at the company; geography and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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New York City, New York 10154


Pharmaceutical industry, Pharmaceutical Preparations

Bristol Myers Squibb Co

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Assistant Director, Information Technologys are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $134K per year; Senior Research Scientists, Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists, and Biotechnology Research Scientists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $123K, $119K, and $102K, respectively. On the lower end are Sourcing Associates at $72K on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $109K annually) can be spotted in Hopewell, N.J.; Princeton, N.J. ($106K), Seattle, Wash. (approximately $99K), and New Brunswick, N.J. ($89K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $55K) is Tampa, Fla. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Texas, where the average Bristol-Myers Squibb Company employee makes about $125K per year.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $85K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $65K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company employees (36 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $106K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $121K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Clinical Research Associates also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $107K annually. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD) at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company — these employees make the most at around $142K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $149K annually. Biotechnology is regularly seen around here; about one in six of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company gives paid vacation days to 29 percent and sick leave to a fifth of employees. Most employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all respondents and dental coverage for a large number of employees. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and 401(a).

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