Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide. Baxter had 2010 sales of $12.8 billion and has approximately 47,600 employees.
If you have a desire to learn, grow and innovate, you can find purpose and satisfaction at Baxter, and make a contribution to a greater good. Whether you’re interested in medical devices, pharmaceuticals or biotechnology – or all three – Baxter offers the opportunity to explore the path that’s right for you. Our combined expertise in these three areas is unique and it differentiates us from other companies in the healthcare industry.Our employees around the world are connected by an enduring commitment to save and sustain lives. It’s this higher purpose that binds us as a company and as global citizens.Our global total compensation philosophy is to provide market-competitive pay while rewarding employees for individual and business performance. Our total compensation package includes base salary and may include incentive pay, such as cash bonuses and stock-based compensation. It also includes comprehensive benefits that vary by country, region and/or role, to help employees meet their healthcare, income-protection, financial, retirement and time-off needs.Global BenefitsAlthough the benefits we offer vary by country, most Baxter employees have the opportunity to share in the growth the company generates for shareholders through the Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).The ESPP allows Baxter employees to purchase Baxter common stock each month at a 15 percent discount (up to 15 percent of base pay and sales commissions) through convenient payroll deductions with no brokerage fees.In addition, Baxter employees have access to a variety of health and wellness resources through BeWell@Baxter, the company’s global health and wellness program. These resources are designed to help employees focus on staying well through education and prevention, taking action to make healthy changes and dealing with chronic or acute conditions.