Bringing in the most money are Operations Managers — their earnings average approximately $113K. Manufacturing Engineers are a close second at about $76K along with Field Service Engineers ($68K).
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of $90K. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach around $67K. The largest fraction of PerkinElmer Life Sciences people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $89K annually.
Residents of Boston pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $90K per year; other top-paying cities include Downers Grove ($87K) and Hopkinton (about $85K). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Massachusetts, where the average salary is approximately $90K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $97K. HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $64K per year. PerkinElmer Life Sciences compensates Bachelor of Science in Biology-holders the most at $91K annually.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $113K. A relatively widespread skill at PerkinElmer Life Sciences is Project Management; close to a fourth of employees use it for work. Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Matlab are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. PerkinElmer Life Sciences provides health insurance to almost all employees, and the vast majority of workers do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and gym membership.