Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $89K annually. The largest slice of the St. Jude Medical, Inc. workforce (35 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $72K per year.
Senior Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $115K annually; Senior Mechanical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $90K, while Medical Device Sales Representatives and Biomedical Engineers rank near the top as well ($83K and $79K, respectively). On the lower end are Regulatory Affairs Specialists at approximately $61K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($114K per year) can be spotted in Sunnyvale, Calif.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($91K), Plymouth, Minn. (around $90K), and Plano, Texas (about $86K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Paul, Minn. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $69K. St. Jude Medical, Inc. workers in California earn the most — approximately $96K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ITIL Leaders earn around $111K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. ASQ Certified Quality Auditors with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $103K annually. St. Jude Medical, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance are also well compensated, earning $125K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Product Development; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $101K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; a little less than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
One in three workers have paid vacation, and only about 19 percent can take paid time off for illness. Most workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Almost all workers receive health insurance, and nearly all respondents get dental coverage. St. Jude Medical, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.