Average Salary for Covidien Employees

An average Covidien employee can expect to make $73K annually. Covidien paychecks are largely negotiated based on where you live, though how long you've been working is also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Covidien Median Salary by Years Experience


1-4 years
4 profiles

5-9 years
2 profiles

10-19 years
8 profiles

United States (change)

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
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About This Company

Hamilton HM-12

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $59K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $60K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Covidien employees (52 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $91K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($115K annually) can be spotted in Mansfield, Mass.; Boulder, Colo. (approximately $110K), North Haven, Conn. (around $94K), and Seattle, Wash. (approximately $86K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Irvine, Calif.; in fact, at $65K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays Covidien the most — about $115K per year on average.


Earning $70K annually on average, Project Coordinators receive the most money.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $118K per year for Certified Six Sigma Black Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer certification garners significant financial rewards of $105K annually on average. Covidien compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration-holders the most at about $105K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Regulatory Compliance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $112K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Covidien is Project Management; nearly one in four of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in ten survey participants report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Covidien sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and a large number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Covidien


45 %
55 %
$50,684 - $97,190
$47,452 - $112,654

Job Satisfaction

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

Popular Locations for Covidien

  1. New Haven, Connecticut
  2. Irvine, California
  3. North Haven, Connecticut
  4. Boulder, Colorado
  5. Seattle, Washington
  6. Mansfield, Massachusetts

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