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Average Salary for Danaher Corporation Employees

A salary of $83K per year is the median rate at Danaher Corporation. For the most part, employee paychecks at Danaher Corporation fluctuate depending on your job title; geography and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Danaher Corporation typically pays:
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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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Bringing in the most money are Marketing Directors — their earnings average approximately $143K annually. Senior Staff Systems Engineers are a close second at $109K along with National Sales Managers ($101K) and Product Marketing Managers (around $79K). Manufacturing Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $61K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $145K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Miami, Fla. (around $128K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($95K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($93K) are the next top-paying cities. Orange, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at $74K. Within the firm, employees working in Pennsylvania take home the most — about $180K annually on average.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $79K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $69K annually. Overall, the greater share of Danaher Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $99K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $113K annually. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $89K per year. At Danaher Corporation, employees who hold a Doctorate (PhD) receive the highest salaries at approximately $143K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Strategic Marketing; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $130K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; about a seventh deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Product Development, Microsoft Excel, and Sales Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three respondents receiving paid vacation and nearly one in five workers receiving sick leave. The vast majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. At Danaher Corporation, most workers have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Danaher Corporation


25 %
75 %
$42,712 - $91,325
$60,402 - $137,569
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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