Average Salary for Danaher Corporation Employees

The average Danaher Corporation employee earns $85K per year. Though your city and your experience level do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Danaher Corporation. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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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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Business Development VPs rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $236K annually; Information Technology Directors come in second with average earnings amounting to $168K, while Field Service Engineers and Regulatory Affairs Specialists rank near the top as well (around $84K and $79K, respectively). Financial compensation for Supplier Quality Engineers is rather low — on average only approximately $67K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($236K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Los Angeles, Calif. (about $132K), Greensboro, N.C. ($115K), and Philadelphia, Pa. ($97K) are the next top-paying cities. Orange, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $82K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $115K annually) in Massachusetts.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $79K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $71K annually. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $94K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants receive bigger paychecks ($165K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of about $113K per year. Danaher Corporation workers who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $128K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Marketing Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $113K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Danaher Corporation is Project Management, with close to one-sixth considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all survey participants, and almost all workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and stock options.

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Key Stats for Danaher Corporation


27 %
73 %
$58,875 - $95,435
$59,821 - $127,345
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 21 votes.
$51,823 - $110,000
$81,310 - $141,178
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$63,500 - $135,000

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