$88K
Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Life Insurance / Disability
Average Abbott Laboratories Salary
$88K
 191 Reviews
Abbott Laboratories Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$52,799
$39K$68K

$83,142
$61K$109K

$78,098
$56K$105K

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$82,219
$63K$106K

Writer
1 profile
$74,030
$51K$109K

$79,786
$59K$109K

$76,050
$54K$106K

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  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 704
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Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $119K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. ($100K), Chicago, Ill. (about $94K), and Dallas, Texas (approximately $86K) are the next top-paying cities. At $75K, Columbus, Ohio is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across Abbott Laboratories's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $94K annually.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $83K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $71K annually. Overall, the greater share of Abbott Laboratories folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $101K per year.

Jobs

Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $95K annually; Senior Financial Analysts, Mechanical Engineers, and Medical Devices Quality Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $80K, $75K, and around $74K, respectively. Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only about $60K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $110K per year. At Abbott Laboratories, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM) receive the highest salaries at $185K.

Skills

The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Product Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $97K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Abbott Laboratories is Project Management, with nearly one in five considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 30 percent. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of employees get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

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40%
Female
53%
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47%
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74%
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26%
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58%
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Key Stats for Abbott Laboratories

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Salary
$58,647 - $106,905
Salary
$60,586 - $110,999

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 253 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
$59,920 - $107,695
$66,464 - $120,580
$52,668 - $101,138
$78,947 - $120,798

About This Company

North Chicago, Illinois 

1888

Pharmaceutical Preparations, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical industry

Abbott Laboratories pays its employees an average of $87,842 a year. Salaries at Abbott Laboratories range from an average of $57,950 to $137,083 a year. Abbott Laboratories employees with the job title Compliance Director make the most with an average annual salary of $289,279, while employees with the title Quality Assurance (QA) Technician make the least with an average annual salary of $36,810.

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