Years of Experience
Average pay is $83K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $71K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of PerkinElmer Life Sciences employees (26 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $89K annually on average.
Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $108K per year; other top-paying cities include Hopkinton, Mass. (about $85K) and Melville, N.Y. ($68K). By state, PerkinElmer Life Sciences employees make the most in Illinois, earning around $90K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Product Development Scientists and Manufacturing Engineers; the former receives the highest median pay at about $105K per year while $76K annually is the norm for the latter.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, who make approximately $109K per year. At PerkinElmer Life Sciences, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Biology receive the highest salaries at $91K.
When it comes to skills, Lean Manufacturing seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $107K annually. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Product Development, Matlab, and Manufacturing Process Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
Only 44 percent at PerkinElmer Life Sciences enjoy paid vacation time, and just 19 percent can take sick leave. To plan for old age, nearly all workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. PerkinElmer Life Sciences provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and the vast majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. PerkinElmer Life Sciences employees also enjoy perks such as a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.