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Average Salary for Danaher Corporation Employees

The median salary at Danaher Corporation is $84K annually. Though geography and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at Danaher Corporation, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Danaher Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Danaher Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Field Service Engineer (6)
$47,249 - $102,293  
[-]Field Service Engineer (6)
Salary$49,538 - $100,046  
Bonus$653 - $11,980  
Total Pay$47,249 - $102,293  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (4)
$44,435 - $85,215  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (4)
Salary$45,479 - $83,728  
Total Pay$44,435 - $85,215  
[+]Regional Sales Manager (2)
$85,871 - $207,201  
[+]Regional Sales Manager (2)
Salary$68,635 - $151,939  
Total Pay$85,871 - $207,201  
[+]Technical Support Specialist (2)
$33,053 - $66,580  
[+]Technical Support Specialist (2)
Total Pay$33,053 - $66,580  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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About This Company

Washington, D.C. 20006


Manufacturing, Instruments and Related Products Manufacturing for Measuring, Displaying, and Controlling Industrial Process Variables

Danaher Corp, Danaher Tool Group

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Earning approximately $150K per year on average, Regulatory Affairs Directors receive the most money, followed by Marketing Directors ($143K), Regional Sales Managers ($119K), and National Sales Managers ($101K). Near the bottom at Danaher Corporation are Manufacturing Engineers, pulling in an average of just around $60K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $145K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Miami, Fla. (approximately $135K), Sunnyvale, Calif. ($129K), and Los Angeles, Calif. (about $95K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Elizabethtown, N.C. at around $59K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Pennsylvania; salaries there average to $180K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $64K annually. Average pay is approximately $88K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $105K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $135K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $89K annually for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. Danaher Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in $143K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Marketing; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $130K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; just under one in five deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Product Development, Sales Management, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Danaher Corporation gives paid vacation to one in three respondents and paid sick leave to 18 percent. A large number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Danaher Corporation


26 %
74 %
$42,412 - $92,432
$59,433 - $146,192
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
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