Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $73K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $62K per year. The largest slice of the Baxter Healthcare Corporation workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $90K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $93K per year) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. (about $89K), Marion, N.C. ($80K), and Round Lake, Ill. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Bloomington, Ind. — at approximately $44K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Georgia, where salaries average out at about $93K annually.
Earning $98K per year on average, Research Scientists receive the most money, followed by Regulatory Affairs Specialists (around $77K), Marketing Managers ($72K), and Senior Mechanical Engineers (about $71K). Earning only approximately $56K on average, Quality Assurance Associates make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $115K annually. Becoming a Registered Nurse can certainly pay off here; those folks make $87K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctorate (PhD); Baxter Healthcare Corporation awards around $120K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $119K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Baxter Healthcare Corporation workers, with slightly less than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 43 percent receiving paid vacation and a quarter of respondents receiving paid sick days. A large number of employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and most survey participants report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.