When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $120K annually) can be spotted in Providence, R.I.; Irvine, Calif. (about $110K), Warwick, R.I. ($75K), and Charleston, S.C. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Covington, Ga. is near the bottom for pay at $49K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays CR Bard, Inc. the most — around $111K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $65K annually on average. The largest slice of the CR Bard, Inc. workforce (31 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, around $93K per year.
Senior Mechanical Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $113K annually on average; Finance Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $112K, followed by Senior Electrical Engineers earning $99K and Project Engineers making approximately $71K. On the lower end are General Ledger Accountants at $53K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Certificate Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $143K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $122K on average. It pays to have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at CR Bard, Inc. — these employees make the most at $125K annually.
When it comes to skills, Product Development seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $111K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; around one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only a third of survey participants receiving paid vacation and 23 percent receiving paid sick days. Most workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that CR Bard, Inc. sponsors. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all workers, and for a large number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.