Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $92K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $63K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $103K annually.
Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $110K per year — though Biotechnology Research Scientists, Human Resources Managers, and Research Scientists also do fairly well at around $103K, about $94K, and approximately $90K, respectively. Earning only $51K on average, Quality Control Associates make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($112K annually) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; Redwood City, Calif. ($101K), New Brunswick, N.J. (around $91K), and Boston, Mass. (about $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Tampa, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $55K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $106K per year) in California.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $121K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Registered Nurse is rewarded with median pay of $90K per year. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at around $154K annually.
When it comes to skills, Regulatory Compliance seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $136K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is Project Management; a little less than one-fifth of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Biotechnology, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company can sometimes lack paid time off; 30 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four employees receive paid sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.