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Average Salary for Alere Employees

The average Alere employee earns $62K annually. Though where you live and how long you've been working do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Alere. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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IT Senior Project Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $128K per year on average; Inside and Outside Sales Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $67K, followed by Research Scientists earning $66K and Software Developers making approximately $56K. With salaries averaging around $45K, Quality Assurance Specialists are among the lowest paid at Alere.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $125K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Waltham, Mass. ($105K), San Diego, Calif. ($87K), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $67K) is Charlottesville, Va. By state, Alere employees make the most in Massachusetts, earning $100K per year on average.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $57K annually. Overall, the greater share of Alere folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average around $79K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($128K annually) than those without credentials. Earning a Microsoft Certified Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $56K per year on average. At Alere, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at about $88K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Customer Relationship Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $95K annually. A common skill in Alere's work force is Project Management; around one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, and Product Development were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all workers participate in a 401(k) program. Alere provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and a solid majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Alere folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Alere


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58 %
$45,592 - $91,902
$48,688 - $93,476
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1-4 years
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10-19 years
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
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