Bringing in the most money are Quality Assurance Directors — their earnings average $150K annually. Plant Managers of Manufacturing are a close second at approximately $130K along with Project Engineers (around $77K) and Medical Devices Quality Engineers ($65K). Regulatory Affairs Specialists at CR Bard, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($57K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $140K per year) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; Rochester, Minn. ($130K), Atlanta, Ga. ($90K), and Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $59K) is Salt Lake City, Utah. By state, CR Bard, Inc. pays its Minnesota employees the most; the pay rate there is $130K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $80K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $62K annually. The greater proportion of employees (25 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $116K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts receive bigger paychecks (approximately $132K annually) than those without credentials. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $130K per year. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in $108K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Production Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $130K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; close to a sixth consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Quality Improvement / QA.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of CR Bard, Inc.'s employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 38 percent receiving paid vacation and approximately one in four workers receiving sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for almost all employees also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.