Bringing in the most money are Research Scientists — their earnings average $98K annually. Marketing Operations Managers are a close second at $87K along with Biotechnology Research Associates (around $41K).
Residents of San Francisco, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $140K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Novato, Calif. ($95K) and San Rafael, Calif. (approximately $86K).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $86K annually. Overall, the greater share of Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $106K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $205K annually for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $130K per year. At Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc., employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) receive the highest salaries at $108K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $106K annually. A garden variety skill at Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. is Data Analysis; just under a third of Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Biotechnology, Microsoft Excel, and Molecular Biology.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. gives paid vacation to a quarter of respondents and paid sick leave to 37 percent. A strong majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of employees also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, stock options, and a subsidized cell phone.