Directors of Operations represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $170K per year — though Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors, IT Senior Project Managers, and Paralegals also do fairly well at around $145K, $117K, and approximately $71K, respectively. Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only $60K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $119K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; the company's headquarter city of Lake Forest, Ill. ($86K), Austin, Texas ($69K), and Raleigh, N.C. (approximately $64K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Rocky Mount, N.C. at about $57K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Hospira, Inc. employee makes $130K per year.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $61K annually on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $69K per year. Overall, the greater share of Hospira, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $104K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Microsoft Certified IT Professional : Enterprise Administrators, who make $120K per year. Hospira, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in around $149K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $85K per year. A common skill in Hospira, Inc.'s work force is Quality Assurance / Quality Control; slightly less than a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Half of employees receive paid vacation, and only a quarter of workers get sick leave. Nearly all employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of employees and dental coverage for most survey participants. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.