Average Salary for Abbott Laboratories Employees

North Chicago, Ill.-based Abbott Laboratories hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Manufacturing Engineer in the pharmaceutical preparations. Compensation for Abbott Laboratories employees is around $79K annually on average. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Abbott Laboratories. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Abbott Laboratories Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Mechanical Engineer
12 profiles
$73,000
$63K$94K

Quality Engineer, Medical Devices
8 profiles
$66,474
$63K$77K

Manufacturing Engineer
6 profiles
$71,857
$70K$75K

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Senior Financial Analyst
6 profiles
$68,500
$59K$81K

Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
6 profiles
$88,868
$81K$94K

Research Scientist
5 profiles
$72,212
$64K$76K

Financial Analyst
5 profiles
$58,937
$57K$65K

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  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 309
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About This Company

North Chicago, Illinois 

1888

Pharmaceutical Preparations, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical industry


Source: Freebase

Jobs

Bringing in the most money are Principal Scientists — their earnings average approximately $122K per year. Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialists are a close second at $87K along with Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives (about $82K) and Mechanical Engineers ($73K). Near the bottom at Abbott Laboratories are Financial Analysts, pulling in an average of just $59K.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $84K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $71K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Abbott Laboratories employees (29 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $102K annually on average.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($101K per year) can be spotted in Abbott Park, Ill.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($88K), Dallas, Texas (approximately $87K), and Columbus, Ohio (about $87K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Des Plaines, Ill. — at approximately $66K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Abbott Laboratories pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is about $97K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $120K per year for SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified Fraud Examiners with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $112K annually. Abbott Laboratories compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at $127K per year.

Skills

The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Product Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $97K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Abbott Laboratories is Project Management; around one in five of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Abbott Laboratories can sometimes lack paid time off; 28 percent get paid vacation days, and one in five respondents receive paid sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Abbott Laboratories sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for a strong majority of workers. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Abbott Laboratories

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %
Salary
$58,160 - $105,332
Salary
$60,722 - $106,383

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%
$58,875 - $101,453
$61,534 - $113,500
$44,000 - $94,534
$43,001 - $123,655
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$60,402 - $99,702
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