Nearing the top of the pay scale are Directors of Operations, Regulatory Affairs Associate Directors, Team Lead, Operationss, and IT Senior Project Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $170K per year, the other salaries come in at $145K, $120K, and $117K, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $60K, Financial Analysts are among the lowest paid at Hospira, Inc.
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. ($97K), Austin, Texas ($69K), and Raleigh, N.C. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. Clayton, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $60K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $100K per year) in Illinois.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $60K annually on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $67K per year. The largest slice of the Hospira, Inc. workforce (41 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $104K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Citrix Certifed Enterprise Administrator certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $120K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD) at Hospira, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $149K annually.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $76K per year. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; slightly less than one-fifth of Hospira, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all respondents save for retirement through Hospira, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Although the firm compensates approximately one-half for vacation days, it only pays one in four survey participants for sick time. At Hospira, Inc., most employees have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.