Average Salary for Actavis Employees

The average Actavis employee earns $77K per year. Geography influences pay for Actavis workers the most, followed by your role at the company and your experience level. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $146K annually) can be spotted in Baltimore, Md.; Corona, Calif. (around $120K), Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ($95K), and Jersey City, N.J. ($95K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($60K) in Weston, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Actavis employees make the most in Maryland, earning about $146K per year on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Division Sales Managers, Maintenance Supervisors, Quality Assurance Specialists, and Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives; while the first receives the highest median pay at $113K annually, the other salaries come in at about $83K, approximately $68K, and around $63K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Actavis are Process Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $58K.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $73K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $108K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Actavis folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $90K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Actavis have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning around $132K annually.


Employees who count Product Marketing among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $102K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; close to one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Manufacturing Process Engineering.

Benefits and Perks

Actavis lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of survey participants take sick leave. The larger part of workers report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of workers can count on health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include 401(a), a subsidized cell phone, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
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