Finance Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $146K per year on average; Research Scientists are next on the list, bringing in close to $100K, followed by Statisticians earning around $93K and Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives making $90K. Financial compensation for Quality Assurance Representatives is rather low — on average only $65K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $148K annually) can be spotted in Cambridge, Mass.; Fort Myers, Fla. ($116K), San Diego, Calif. (about $106K), and Allentown, Pa. ($90K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $68K) in Bridgewater, N.J., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays Eli Lilly and Company the most — $148K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $81K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $65K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $103K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Patent Attorneys, who make $166K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Chartered Accountants with credentials; these people earn $152K annually on average. The best paid folks at Eli Lilly and Company have a Certificate (Cert), Accounting, earning about $149K per year.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $99K annually. Data Analysis is regularly seen around here; nearly one-eighth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Field Sales, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Eli Lilly and Company can sometimes lack paid time off; 36 percent get paid vacation days, and a quarter of employees receive paid sick leave. Eli Lilly and Company helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Eli Lilly and Company provides health insurance to almost all workers, and nearly all workers do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to gym membership, a company cell phone, and life insurance.