When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $114K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Irvine, Calif. ($110K), Warwick, R.I. (about $75K), and Charleston, S.C. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $49K) is Covington, Ga. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to $111K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $65K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $93K annually on average.
Finance Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $112K per year; Senior Electrical Engineers, Accounting Managers, and Senior Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $99K, $80K, and $73K, respectively. Earning only about $60K on average, Medical Device Sales Representatives make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Certificate Holders earn around $143K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $119K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA); CR Bard, Inc. awards $112K to these degree-holders.
In this position, it pays to have Product Development in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $111K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the CR Bard, Inc. workforce; one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
29 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in five workers can take paid time off for illness. A large number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for nearly all respondents and dental coverage for almost all workers. CR Bard, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and relocation expenses.