Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $118K per year; other top-paying cities include Hopkinton, Mass. ($79K) and Melville, N.Y. ($68K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to about $95K annually.
Senior Product Development Scientists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $105K per year; Manufacturing Engineers come in second with median earnings amounting to around $72K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $75K per year. Average pay is $79K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of PerkinElmer Life Sciences people (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $88K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $109K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Biology make the most here, hauling in approximately $91K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Matlab among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $99K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Product Development; roughly one in six deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Engineering Design, Lean Manufacturing, and Manufacturing Process Engineering.
PerkinElmer Life Sciences' employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
Almost all survey participants save for retirement through PerkinElmer Life Sciences' 401(k) plan. The vast majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and the vast majority of employees report having dental coverage. PerkinElmer Life Sciences also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.