Directors of Operations are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $170K; Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors are next on the list, bringing in close to around $145K, followed by IT Senior Project Managers earning $117K and Quality Control Supervisors making approximately $75K. Near the bottom at Hospira, Inc. are Regulatory Affairs Associates, pulling in just $61K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $59K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $73K. Overall, the greater share of Hospira, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $109K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $110K per year) can be spotted in Chicago; the company's headquarter city of Lake Forest ($99K), Clayton (about $73K), and Austin (approximately $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Rocky Mount is near the bottom for pay at around $66K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to $102K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $115K for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Salaries typically rise to approximately $110K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Black Belts. Hospira, Inc. compensates Doctorate (PhD)-holders the most at $149K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Risk Management / Risk Control; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $115K. Quality Assurance / Quality Control is a popular skill in the Hospira, Inc. workforce; about a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Hospira, Inc.; the company rewards only half of workers with paid vacation time and only one in four workers with sick leave. Nearly all workers save for retirement through Hospira, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. The greater part of workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Hospira, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.