Average Salary for Actavis Employees

A salary of $77K per year is the median rate at Actavis. Though where you live and your experience level do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Actavis. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Pharmaceutical industry


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The highest average salaries go to Division Sales Managers, who bring in close to $113K annually, though Senior Research Scientists are not far behind at about $87K along with Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives ($84K) and Maintenance Supervisors ($83K). With salaries averaging around $59K, Process Engineers are among the lowest paid at Actavis.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $99K per year) can be spotted in Corona, Calif.; Parsippany, N.J. (around $99K), Jersey City, N.J. ($95K), and Elizabeth, N.J. (about $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Weston, Fla. — at approximately $56K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Actavis' U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $100K annually.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $77K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $64K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $94K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $60K annually for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at Actavis have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), earning $85K per year.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $90K annually. Field Sales also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one-seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Word, and Data Analysis round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Actavis gives paid vacation to a third of employees and paid sick leave to a quarter of survey participants. A 401(k) program is available, and the larger part of respondents use it to save for retirement. At Actavis, a large number of respondents have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and company car / automobile.

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Key Stats for Actavis


44 %
56 %
$54,593 - $98,911
$54,678 - $96,949
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
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