Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $90K per year. The largest slice of the St. Jude Medical, Inc. workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $72K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($116K per year) can be spotted in Sunnyvale, Calif.; Los Angeles, Calif. (approximately $91K), Austin, Texas (about $86K), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $60K) in St. Paul, Minn., one of the lowest-paid cities. St. Jude Medical, Inc. workers in California earn the most — about $93K annually on average.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Mechanical Engineers — their earnings average $90K per year. Technical Support Specialists are a close second at approximately $79K along with Medical Device Sales Representatives ($77K) and Medical Devices Quality Engineers ($77K). Near the bottom at St. Jude Medical, Inc. are Regulatory Affairs Specialists, pulling in an average of just about $61K.
Certifications and Degrees
ASQ Certified Quality Auditors receive bigger paychecks (around $103K annually) than those without credentials. IPC-A-610 Certifications also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $101K per year. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance at St. Jude Medical, Inc. — these employees make the most at $110K annually.
When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $130K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at St. Jude Medical, Inc. is Project Management, with approximately one-seventh considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 29 percent receiving paid vacation and 18 percent receiving paid sick days. Most employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.