When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $140K per year) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; Pittsburgh, Pa. ($103K), Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $98K), and Warwick, R.I. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $44K) in Covington, Ga., one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Minnesota, where salaries average out at $130K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Plant Managers of Manufacturing — their earnings average about $130K per year. Finance Managers are a close second at $105K along with Project Engineers ($70K) and Medical Devices Quality Engineers (approximately $65K). Among the lower-paid positions at CR Bard, Inc. are Compliance Coordinators — the median salary for this role approaches around $44K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $62K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of CR Bard, Inc. employees (32 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $78K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $128K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Public Accountant is rewarded with median pay of about $100K per year. CR Bard, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) — these employees rake in $125K annually.
Employees who count Product Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $116K per year. A common skill in CR Bard, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; just under one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at CR Bard, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; 38 percent get paid vacation days, and a quarter of survey participants receive paid sick leave. Most survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At CR Bard, Inc., nearly all respondents have health insurance, and almost all survey participants have dental coverage. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and relocation expenses.