Median pay is highest in Sunnyvale (around $128K per year), followed by Anaheim (about $110K), Los Angeles (approximately $95K), and Wilmington ($83K). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Elizabethtown — at $60K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Pennsylvania offers the highest pay at $180K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $76K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $60K. A typical employee has 20 years or more of experience and earns approximately $116K per year.
Bringing in the most money are National Sales Managers — their earnings average $101K. Field Service Engineers are a close second at $76K along with Senior Buyers (around $75K) and Production Team leaders ($68K). Financial compensation for Talent Acquisition Specialists is rather low — only $59K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Black Belts, who make around $95K. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of about $89K annually. Danaher Corporation workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $143K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Product Marketing among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $129K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly less than one-fifth of Danaher Corporation's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Product Development, Microsoft Office, and Lean Manufacturing.
Benefits and Perks
Only 35 percent at Danaher Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just a sixth of workers can take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all workers use it to save for retirement. Almost all employees can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.