The highest paychecks go to Technical Operations Managers, who earn $122K, closely trailed by Senior Research Associates ($85K) and Biotechnology Research Associates (approximately $77K).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $86K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $75K. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns around $102K per year.
Residents of San Rafael pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $95K annually; other top-paying cities include San Francisco (around $90K) and the company's headquarter city of Novato (about $88K).
Certifications and Degrees
The best paid folks at Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $85K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $114K. A relatively widespread skill at Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. is Biotechnology; one in five of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are Project Management, Clinical Research, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, the vast majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A majority of workers report receiving paid vacation days, but only 38 percent are paid for sick leave. Almost all employees report having health insurance, and nearly all workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, stock options, and life insurance.