Average Salary for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Employees

Alcon Laboratories, Inc. is a biotechnology firm headquartered in Hünenberg, Canton of Zug that hires for Senior Mechanical Engineer positions, Operations Supervisor roles, and more. The median salary at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. is $71K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Alcon Laboratories, Inc. employees is your experience level, though geography and your role at the company play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 profiles

Production Supervisor
4 profiles

Operations Supervisor
4 profiles

United States (change)

Quality Engineer, Medical Devices
3 profiles

Control Systems Engineer
3 profiles

Manufacturing Engineer
3 profiles

Clinical Applications Specialist
3 profiles

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  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 93
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About This Company

Bösch 69
Hünenberg, Canton of Zug 



Alcon Laboratories Inc.

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $85K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $62K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $100K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($102K per year) can be spotted in Johns Creek, Ga.; Lancaster, Pa. ($83K), Reading, Pa. (about $83K), and Irvine, Calif. ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $50K) is Huntington, W.Va. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Georgia pays Alcon Laboratories, Inc. the most — $94K annually on average.


Bringing in the most money are Senior Mechanical Engineers — their earnings average $105K per year. Quality Control Supervisors are a close second at about $95K along with Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives (approximately $88K) and Operations Supervisors ($79K). Among the lower-paid positions at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. are Production Supervisors — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $55K.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $132K annually. Engineer in Trainings with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $105K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach around $106K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $103K per year. Folks here also tend to know People Management; on the survey, nearly one-sixth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Operations Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Alcon Laboratories, Inc., a strong majority of employees have health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, gym membership, life insurance, and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Alcon Laboratories, Inc.


30 %
70 %
$31,996 - $105,000
$50,624 - $96,873

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$51,733 - $82,647
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

Popular Locations for Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

  1. Fort Worth, Texas
  2. Irvine, California
  3. Johns Creek, Georgia
  4. Lake Forest, California
  5. Huntington, West Virginia
  6. Reading, Pennsylvania
  7. Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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