Average Salary for Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. Employees

Based in Novato, Calif.,pharmaceutical preparations player Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Biotechnology Research Associate and Research Scientist positions. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. offers hefty wages with the average worker making $97K per year. Though your experience level and geography do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

Novato, California 94949


Pharmaceutical Preparations, Biotechnology

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Earning $122K annually on average, Technical Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Program Project Managers (about $119K), Biotechnology Research Scientists (around $103K), and Research Scientists ($97K). With salaries averaging approximately $72K, Biotechnology Research Associates are among the lowest paid at Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $82K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $91K annually on average.


Residents of San Rafael, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $97K per year; other top-paying cities include San Francisco, Calif. (around $94K) and the company's headquarter city of Novato, Calif. (about $91K).

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make approximately $130K annually. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $83K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $112K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a third of Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.'s people use it regularly. Biotechnology, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. gives paid vacation to two in five workers and paid sick leave to 31 percent. Most employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc., a large number of respondents have health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, stock options, a subsidized cell phone, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.


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$70,234 - $125,000
$70,160 - $113,965
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
$70,589 - $91,818

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