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Average Salary for Danaher Corporation Employees

The average employee at Danaher Corporation takes home $77K per year. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and what you do at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Danaher Corporation. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Danaher Corporation typically pays:
above market

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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.
[-]Manufacturing Engineer (3)
$44,197 - $84,361  
[-]Manufacturing Engineer (3)
Salary$45,744 - $83,683  
Total Pay$44,197 - $84,361  
[+]Field Service Engineer (3)
$57,384 - $116,005  
[+]Field Service Engineer (3)
Salary$55,897 - $106,365  
Bonus$1,363 - $16,607  
Total Pay$57,384 - $116,005  
[+]Regulatory Affairs Director (2)
$134,831 - $231,817  
[+]Regulatory Affairs Director (2)
Salary$112,690 - $197,371  
Bonus$9,750 - $42,418  
Total Pay$134,831 - $231,817  
[+]Technical Support Specialist (2)
$32,668 - $65,488  
[+]Technical Support Specialist (2)
Total Pay$32,668 - $65,488  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Danaher Corporation Details

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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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $128K annually) can be spotted in Sunnyvale; Anaheim (approximately $110K), Los Angeles ($95K), and Wilmington ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $60K) is Elizabethtown. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Pennsylvania, where the average Danaher Corporation employee makes $180K per year.

Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the $76K mark. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach approximately $60K. For the most part, a representative employee at Danaher Corporation has been working for 20 years or more and makes $116K annually.


Earning about $101K on average, National Sales Managers receive the most money, followed by Field Service Engineers ($76K), Senior Buyers (around $75K), and Production Team leaders (approximately $68K). At $59K, Talent Acquisition Specialists are among the lowest paid at Danaher Corporation.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Black Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $95K. Salaries typically rise to $89K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. At Danaher Corporation, employees who hold a Doctorate (PhD) receive the highest salaries at $143K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Product Marketing; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $129K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a little less than a fifth of Danaher Corporation's people use it regularly. Product Development, Microsoft Office, and Lean Manufacturing round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Danaher Corporation lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only one in six workers take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and almost all workers use it to save for retirement. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

28 %
72 %
$36,500 - $96,650
$58,843 - $140,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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