Average Salary for Alere Employees

Alere pays its employees $66K annually on average. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Alere, but where you live and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Alere typically pays:
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Employer: Alere
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Corporate Trainer (2)
$35,317 - $66,186  
[-]Corporate Trainer (2)
Salary$36,894 - $64,227  
Total Pay$35,317 - $66,186  
[+]Senior Project Manager, IT (2)
$88,000 - $167,865  
[+]Senior Project Manager, IT (2)
Salary$88,675 - $155,582  
Total Pay$88,000 - $167,865  
[+]Research Scientist (2)
$58,806 - $97,942  
[+]Research Scientist (2)
Salary$60,515 - $97,825  
Total Pay$58,806 - $97,942  
[+]Nurse Case Manager (2)
$53,388 - $91,440  
[+]Nurse Case Manager (2)
Salary$53,942 - $85,179  
Total Pay$53,388 - $91,440  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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The highest average salaries go to IT Senior Project Managers, who bring in close to about $128K, though Research Scientists are not far behind at $80K along with Nurse Case Managers (approximately $67K) and Data Analysts (around $55K). Near the bottom at Alere are Corporate Trainers, pulling in just $45K.


Median pay is highest in Boston ($138K per year), followed by Waltham (around $125K), Lowell ($88K), and San Diego (about $79K). At $72K, Waltham is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $108K annually) in Massachusetts.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $55K. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home around $71K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $67K for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Information Systems Auditor is rewarded at approximately $61K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Alere pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) the most — $88K.


Employees who count Microsoft SQL Server among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $91K. A garden variety skill at Alere is Project Management; close to a seventh of Alere's people use it regularly. Microsoft Excel, Product Development, and Training round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for a strong majority of workers, and for most workers, dental coverage is too. Alere folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, gym membership, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for Alere


43 %
57 %
$42,282 - $92,506
$50,658 - $90,402
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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