When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $148K per year) can be spotted in Cambridge, Mass.; New York, N.Y. ($128K), San Diego, Calif. (about $95K), and the company's headquarter city of Indianapolis, Ind. ($87K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Terre Haute, Ind.; in fact, at $60K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at around $118K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $64K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $80K annually. The largest fraction of Eli Lilly and Company people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $103K per year on average.
Clinical Research Scientists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $120K annually; Information Technology Consultants, Research Scientists, and Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $110K, $109K, and approximately $95K, respectively. Financial compensation for Automation Engineers is rather low — on average only around $69K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $152K per year for Chartered Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to about $121K annually for accredited Certified Professional Engineers. Eli Lilly and Company compensates Certificate (Cert), Accounting-holders the most at $149K per year.
When it comes to skills, Clinical Research seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $102K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the Eli Lilly and Company workforce; roughly one in seven of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Field Sales, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Eli Lilly and Company lets only 36 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of respondents take sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Eli Lilly and Company, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Eli Lilly and Company, almost all employees have health insurance, and nearly all survey participants have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Eli Lilly and Company are gym membership, a company cell phone, and life insurance.