When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $120K annually) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Radford, Va. ($96K), Philadelphia, Pa. (around $88K), and Charlotte, N.C. (about $87K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Atlanta, Ga. — at $77K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Danaher Corporation employees make the most in Massachusetts, earning $100K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $72K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $81K per year. The largest fraction of Danaher Corporation people (37 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $92K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Marketing Managers, who bring in close to $100K per year, though Regional Sales Managers are not far behind at approximately $85K along with Field Service Engineers ($84K) and Regulatory Affairs Specialists ($79K). Danaher Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Supplier Quality Engineers (approximately $67K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $165K annually for Certified Public Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials; these people earn about $110K per year on average. Danaher Corporation compensates Master of Engineering (MEng / ME)-holders the most at $118K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Contract Negotiation; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $136K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among Danaher Corporation workers, with nearly one in six of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and the vast majority of survey participants get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and stock options.