Average Salary for Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. Employees

Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. is a pharmaceutical preparations firm headquartered in Novato, Calif. that hires for Research Scientist positions, Program Project Manager roles, and more. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. employees bring home $90K annually on average. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. workers, followed by geography and how long you've been working. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Novato, California 94949


Pharmaceutical Preparations, Biotechnology

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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).

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