Johnson & Johnson Overview

Pharmaceutical Medical Devices Consumer Healthcare
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Johnson & Johnson engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of a range of products in the healthcare field. The company operates through three business segments, including Consumer; Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices; and Diagnostics. The Consumer segment includes a range of products used in the baby care, skin care, oral care, wound care and women's health care fields, as well as nutritional and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products. The Baby Care franchise includes the JOHNSON'S Baby line of products. Major brands in the Skin Care franchise include the AVEENO; CLEAN & CLEAR; JOHNSON'S Adult; NEUTROGENA; RoC; LUBRIDERM; Beijing Dabao Cosmetics Co., Ltd.; and Vendome product lines. The Oral Care franchise includes the LISTERINE and REACH oral care lines of products. Major brands in the Women's Health franchise are the CAREFREE Pantiliners and STAYFREE sanitary protection products. The nutritional and over-the-counter lines include SPLENDA, No Calorie Sweetener; the family of TYLENOL acetaminophen products; SUDAFED cold, flu and allergy products; ZYRTEC allergy products; MOTRIN IB ibuprofen products; and PEPCID AC Acid Controller from Johnson & Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co. These products are marketed principally to the general public and sold both to wholesalers and directly to independent and chain retail outlets throughout the world. Pharmaceutical The Pharmaceutical segment includes products in the following therapeutic areas: anti-infective, antipsychotic, cardiovascular, contraceptive, dermatology, gastrointestinal, hematology, immunology, neurology, oncology, pain management, urology and virology. These products are distributed directly to retailers, wholesalers and health care professionals for prescription use by the general public. Key products in the Pharmaceutical segment include: REMICADE (infliximab), a biologic approved for the treatment of Crohn's disease, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, ulcerative colitis, and use in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis; TOPAMAX (topiramate), approved for adjunctive and monotherapy use in epilepsy, as well as for the prophylactic treatment of migraines; PROCRIT (Epoetin alfa, sold outside the U.S. as EPREX), a biotechnology-derived product that stimulates red blood cell production; RISPERDAL oral (risperidone), a medication that treats the symptoms of schizophrenia, bipolar mania and irritability associated with autistic behavior in indicated patients, RISPERDAL CONSTA (risperidone), a long-acting injectable, and INVEGA (paliperdone) Extended-Release tablets, for the treatment of schizophrenia; LEVAQUIN (levofloxacin) and FLOXIN (ofloxacin), both in the anti-infective field; CONCERTA (methylphenidate HCl), a product for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; ACIPHEX/PARIET, a proton pump inhibitor co-marketed with Eisai Inc.; and DURAGESIC/Fentanyl Transdermal (fentanyl transdermal system, sold outside the U.S. as DUROGESIC), a treatment for chronic pain that offers a novel delivery system. Medical Devices and Diagnostics The Medical Devices and Diagnostics segment includes a range of products distributed to wholesalers, hospitals and retailers, used principally in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, therapists, hospitals, diagnostic laboratories and clinics. These products include Cordis' circulatory disease management products; DePuy's orthopaedic joint reconstruction, spinal care and sports medicine products; Ethicon's surgical care and women's health products; Ethicon Endo-Surgery's minimally invasive surgical products; LifeScan's blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery products; Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics' professional diagnostic products and Vistakon's disposable contact lenses.
The staff at Johnson & Johnson come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 42.2% female and 46.0% ethnic minorities. Despite its diversity in other areas, Johnson & Johnson employees are noticeably lacking in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 71.0%. Employees seem to enjoy working in an otherwise diverse workplace that is dominated by members of the Democratic Party. Johnson & Johnson has great employee retention with staff members usually staying with the company for 5.0 years. The average employee at Johnson & Johnson makes $76,686 per year. Pay at Johnson & Johnson is significantly lower than some of its highest paying competitors, like AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Eli Lilly and Company, which pay $107,969, $101,824, and $100,905, respectively.
Based in New Jersey, Johnson & Johnson is an industry leader with 134,500 employees and an annual revenue of $94.9B.

The Organization’s Mission

To serve a world of cultural diverse citizens our tenured leadership team, which includes top scientists and clinicians, continues to push the frontier of product innovation.


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6,569 Positions
Average Salary
$76,686 yearly

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May 2023

Pay and flexibility


No ability for advancement from a non or low management position. Lay-offs are often, they are unexpected, and frequent.


The pay is good depending on management.

Jul 2022

Stability, work-life balance, salary, culture


Stability, Consumer Separation


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Jun 2022

The integrity of the people and the J&J Credo.


Long hours.


International travel.

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2017 Joaquin Duato

James Wood Johnson

Edward Johnson

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Johnson & Johnson Salaries

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The national average salary for a Johnson & Johnson employee in the United States is $76,686 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $132,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $44,000 per year.
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$36.87 hourly
Updated March 16, 2023
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Johnson & Johnson Diversity

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Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Johnson & Johnson. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • Johnson & Johnson has 134,500 employees.

  • 42% of Johnson & Johnson employees are women, while 58% are men.

  • The most common ethnicity at Johnson & Johnson is White (54%).

  • 16% of Johnson & Johnson employees are Hispanic or Latino.

  • 15% of Johnson & Johnson employees are Asian.

  • The average employee at Johnson & Johnson makes $76,686 per year.

  • Johnson & Johnson employees are most likely to be members of the democratic party.

  • On average, employees at Johnson & Johnson stay with the company for 5.0 years.

Biggest Johnson & Johnson Locations

RankCityJob CountAvg. Salary
1Jacksonville, FL62$63,514
2San Diego, CA28$79,167
3Los Angeles, CA23$80,572
4New York, NY14$82,025
5Houston, TX14$67,075
6Philadelphia, PA9$74,775
7San Jose, CA9$83,710
8Phoenix, AZ7$70,036
9Dallas, TX3$67,994
10Austin, TX3$67,469

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Johnson & Johnson Employee Political Affiliation

Johnson & Johnson employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Johnson & Johnson employee was by Joaquin Duato. Joaquin Duato donated $50,000 to the Republican Party.

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Democratic Party

71.2 %

Republican Party

28.0 %

Libertarian Party

0.5 %

Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

0.3 %
Employee Political Donations
NameJob TitlePartyDonation
Joaquin DuatoChairpersonRepublican Party$50,000
Jennifer KnuthAdministrative AssistantRepublican Party$28,300
Stan AltanStatisticianDemocratic Party$28,124
Philip CrowleyAttorneyRepublican Party$25,095
Helen TorelliAttorneyDemocratic Party$21,100
George StrackResearch ScientistRepublican Party$19,080
JOE Hulihan JrResearcherDemocratic Party$17,735
Denise DaceyRequirements EngineerDemocratic Party$11,265
Rebecca TilletVice PresidentDemocratic Party$10,900
Michael UllmannAttorneyDemocratic Party$10,100
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Johnson & Johnson Subsidiaries

Subsidiaries to Johnson & Johnson include Cotherix and Alios BioPharma. Employees at the parent company, Johnson & Johnson, earn $76,686. In comparison, the salaries at Cotherix and Alios BioPharma are $65,060 and $45,834.
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Salary Range45k - 92k$65k$65,060

Alios BioPharma

Salary Range33k - 62k$46k$45,834

Highest Paying Johnson & Johnson Competitors

Some of the competitors of Johnson & Johnson are AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Eli Lilly and Company. The wages at AbbVie average higher than the other similar companies, where the median salary is $107,969 per year. The salaries at Bristol-Myers Squibb average $101,824 per year, and the salaries at Eli Lilly and Company come in at $100,905 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions about Johnson & Johnson

When was Johnson & Johnson founded?

Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1886.

How many Employees does Johnson & Johnson have?

Johnson & Johnson has 134,500 employees.

How much money does Johnson & Johnson make?

Johnson & Johnson generates $94.9B in revenue.

What industry is Johnson & Johnson in?

Johnson & Johnson is in the pharmaceutical medical devices consumer healthcare industry.

What is Johnson & Johnson's mission?

Johnson & Johnson's mission statement is "To serve a world of cultural diverse citizens our tenured leadership team, which includes top scientists and clinicians, continues to push the frontier of product innovation."

What type of company is Johnson & Johnson?

Johnson & Johnson is a public company.

Who are Johnson & Johnson's competitors?

Johnson & Johnson competitors include Merck, Bayer, Hospira, Amgen, Gilead Sciences, Bausch + Lomb, Boston Scientific, Reckitt Benckiser, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly and Company, AbbVie, Cotherix.

Who works at Johnson & Johnson?

2017 Joaquin Duato (CEO)

James Wood Johnson (Founder)

Edward Johnson (Founder)

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Johnson & Johnson may also be known as or be related to Johnson & Johnson Services Inc, J&J Family of Companies, Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.