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We've calculated that the average salary at British American Tobacco is $41K based on 39 user-submitted salaries A total of 13 British American Tobacco employees gave British American Tobacco an average happiness rating of 4.2 out of 5.0.

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British American Tobacco, headquartered in London, is the second largest tobacco company in the world in terms of its sales. The company's signature brands include Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Kool and Benson & Hedges. However, British American Tobacco does not own the rights to these brands in every country where they're marketed. In 2010, British American Tobacco sold over 708 billion cigarettes in over 180 countries.

The company was formed in 1902 as a joint venture between the American Tobacco Company and the UK's Imperial Tobacco Company. The two founding companies agreed not to compete with one another within their own national boundaries and to export businesses and overseas subsidiaries to the new joint venture. In 1911, the American Tobacco Company divested its interest in British American Tobacco; the Imperial Tobacco Company did not follow suit until the 1980s.

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British American Tobacco employs a multicultural workforce of over 55,000 people worldwide. The company operates 46 cigarette factories in 39 nations.

Employees work for British American Tobacco subsidiaries in the countries where they're employed. Subsidiaries have a great deal of freedom in determining their own employment policies so long as they exist within the framework of British American Tobacco's guiding corporate principles. In the US, high salaries and an enticing benefits package that includes comprehensive health insurance and generous 401(K) contributions are used to ensure employee retention in a controversial industry.

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