Earning $122K per year on average, Technical Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Program Project Managers ($119K), Research Scientists (about $98K), and Marketing Operations Managers (around $87K). Financial compensation for Biotechnology Research Associates is rather low — on average only approximately $41K — relative to the rest of the company.
Residents of San Francisco, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $125K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Novato, Calif. ($95K) and San Rafael, Calif. (approximately $87K).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $84K per year. Overall, the greater share of Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $106K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $205K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to about $130K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning around $116K on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $112K per year. Data Analysis is regularly seen around here; nearly one-fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Biotechnology, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. sponsors. For a strong majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes a stock purchase plan, stock options, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and employee stock purchase plan (espp).