Average Salary for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Employees

Headquartered in New York City, N.Y., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company offers a range of employment opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, from Research Scientist to Executive Director. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company offers hefty wages with the average worker making $91K per year. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Median Salary by Job


Research Scientist
10 profiles

Associate Research Scientist
8 profiles

Research Scientist, Biotechnology
5 profiles

United States (change)

Quality Assurance Manager
5 profiles

Executive Director
4 profiles

Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals
4 profiles

Research Associate, Biotechnology
3 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 191
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About This Company

New York City, New York 10154


Pharmaceutical industry, Pharmaceutical Preparations

Bristol Myers Squibb Co

Source: Freebase


Bringing in the most money are Executive Directors — their earnings average $245K annually. Quality Assurance Managers are a close second at approximately $125K along with Biotechnology Research Scientists ($96K) and Research Scientists (around $93K). Earning only $75K on average, Process Engineers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $70K per year. The largest slice of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company workforce (27 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $92K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $112K per year) can be spotted in Princeton, N.J.; New Brunswick, N.J. ($97K), Redwood City, Calif. ($96K), and Lawrenceville, N.J. (around $90K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at about $64K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Jersey earn the most, taking home approximately $99K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

ASQ Certified Quality Auditors receive bigger paychecks ($142K per year) than those without credentials. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $115K annually. The best paid folks at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General & Strategic Management, earning around $154K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $153K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Bristol-Myers Squibb Company workers, with a little less than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Biotechnology, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company gives paid vacation days to one in three survey participants and sick leave to a quarter of respondents. A large number of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company


48 %
52 %
$55,418 - $108,014
$55,436 - $124,030

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$46,508 - $104,827
$60,820 - $97,613
$72,425 - $104,278
$56,766 - $152,849

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