Average Salary for Bayer Corporation Employees

People who work for Bayer Corporation earn excellent salaries of around $95K annually on average. Though how long you've been working and your job title do impact pay, geography is the primary influence on employee salary at Bayer Corporation. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 120
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Bayer Corporation pays its employees an average of $93,420 a year. Salaries at Bayer Corporation range from an average of $53,864 to $153,944 a year. Bayer Corporation employees with the job title Medical Director, Industrial make the most with an average annual salary of $203,165, while employees with the title Agriculture Specialist make the least with an average annual salary of $40,494.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $142K per year) can be spotted in Morristown, N.J.; Houston, Texas (around $115K), Whippany, N.J. ($101K), and Berkeley, Calif. ($94K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Pittsburgh, Pa. at $72K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Tennessee, where the average Bayer Corporation employee makes about $117K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $95K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $71K annually on average. The largest fraction of Bayer Corporation people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $105K per year on average.


Biotechnology Research Scientists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $99K annually; Validation Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $94K, while Project Managers and Process Engineers rank near the top as well (about $90K and approximately $82K, respectively). Financial Controllers at Bayer Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($51K on average) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $165K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make $120K on average. Employees who have a Master of Engineering Management (MEM) make the most here, hauling in around $147K annually.


Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $147K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Bayer Corporation is Project Management; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of employees use it for work. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Bayer Corporation lets only two-fifths of survey participants take paid vacation and only a sixth of survey respondents take sick leave. Most employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly all employees have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of employees also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are a company cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Bayer Corporation


43 %
57 %
$51,387 - $105,623
$48,958 - $127,743

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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