The highest paychecks go to Marketing Directors, who earn an average $143K per year, closely trailed by Senior Staff Systems Engineers (approximately $109K), National Sales Managers ($101K), and Product Marketing Managers (about $79K). Manufacturing Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $61K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $145K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Miami, Fla. ($128K), Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $93K), and Los Angeles, Calif. ($92K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Orange, Calif. — at about $74K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Illinois, where salaries average out at around $145K per year.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $78K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $70K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $110K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $113K per year. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $103K annually. Danaher Corporation compensates Doctorate (PhD)-holders the most at about $143K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Business Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $145K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; one in seven deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Product Development, Microsoft Excel, and Sales Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three employees receiving paid vacation and a little less than one-fifth of workers receiving sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Danaher Corporation provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most survey participants participate. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of respondents, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Danaher Corporation folks also make good use of a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.