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Average Salary for St. Jude Medical, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Saint Paul, Minn., St. Jude Medical, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the manufacturing, from Medical Devices Quality Engineer to Regulatory Affairs Specialist. The median salary at St. Jude Medical, Inc. is $81K per year. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for St. Jude Medical, Inc. workers, followed by your experience level and where you live. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

St. Jude Medical, Inc. typically pays:
above market
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above market
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Employer: St. Jude Medical, Inc.
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About This Company

Saint Paul, Minnesota 


Manufacturing, Electromedical and Electrotherapeutic Apparatus, Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing

St Jude Medical Inc

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Earning approximately $114K annually on average, Senior Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists ($92K), Clinical Research Associates (about $86K), and Medical Device Sales Representatives (around $80K). Among the lower-paid positions at St. Jude Medical, Inc. are Regulatory Affairs Associates — the median salary for this role approaches $65K.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $88K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $70K annually. Overall, the greater share of St. Jude Medical, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $104K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($105K annually) can be spotted in Plymouth, Minn.; St. Paul, Minn. ($99K), Minneapolis, Minn. (approximately $94K), and Austin, Texas (about $91K) are the next top-paying cities. Plano, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at $70K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Minnesota, where the average salary is approximately $94K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach $115K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $95K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS), Regulatory Science; St. Jude Medical, Inc. awards about $115K to these degree-holders.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Product Development; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K per year. A garden variety skill at St. Jude Medical, Inc. is Project Management; just under a third of St. Jude Medical, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at St. Jude Medical, Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; 42 percent get paid vacation days, and a fifth of survey participants receive paid sick leave. A large number of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At St. Jude Medical, Inc., nearly all workers have health insurance, and almost all employees have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at St. Jude Medical, Inc. are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for St. Jude Medical, Inc.


41 %
59 %
$61,277 - $97,122
$63,067 - $113,407
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

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