Quality Assurance Directors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $150K annually; Plant Managers of Manufacturing, Senior Electrical Engineers, and Project Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $130K, $100K, and around $77K, respectively. Medical Device Sales Representatives make an average about $60K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($140K per year) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; Covington, Ga. ($100K), Phoenix, Ariz. ($98K), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $90K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $59K) is Salt Lake City, Utah. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Minnesota; salaries there average to about $130K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $63K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $80K annually. The largest fraction of CR Bard, Inc. people (27 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $116K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts earn $132K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of $130K per year on average. At CR Bard, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $86K.
Employees who count Leadership among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $132K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, just under one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Quality Improvement / QA, and Product Development.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 37 percent receiving paid vacation and just under one in four workers receiving sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.