Bringing in the most money are Quality Assurance Directors — their earnings average about $150K annually. Plant Managers of Manufacturing are a close second at $130K along with Compliance Specialists ($103K) and Project Engineers (approximately $77K). With salaries averaging $57K, Regulatory Affairs Specialists are among the lowest paid at CR Bard, Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $130K per year) can be spotted in Rochester, Minn.; Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $90K), Phoenix, Ariz. ($88K), and Salt Lake City, Utah (around $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Covington, Ga. ranks low on the pay scale — at $40K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Minnesota, where the average salary is about $132K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $62K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $81K annually on average. The largest slice of the CR Bard, Inc. workforce (27 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $103K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $135K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to approximately $130K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Black Belts. CR Bard, Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at $130K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Leadership; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $132K 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. Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Quality Improvement / QA, and Production Management round out the set of key employee skills.
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
Only 43 percent at CR Bard, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in four employees can take sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. CR Bard, Inc. provides health insurance to almost all respondents, and nearly all workers do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.