When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($134K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. (approximately $127K), Tucson, Ariz. ($115K), and Boston, Mass. (about $92K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Indianapolis, Ind. — at around $70K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Roche Diagnostics Corporation workers in Arizona earn the most — $113K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $64K annually on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $74K per year. The largest fraction of Roche Diagnostics Corporation people (39 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $96K annually on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Research Scientists and Medical Devices Clinical Specialists; the former receives the highest median pay at around $81K per year while $78K annually is the norm for the latter.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $97K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Diabetes Educators with credentials; these people earn around $78K annually on average. Roche Diagnostics Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in approximately $113K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Biotechnology; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $144K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Roche Diagnostics Corporation workers, with just under a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only two-fifths of survey participants. Roche Diagnostics Corporation workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for most respondents. Some other advantages of working at Roche Diagnostics Corporation are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.