Average Salary for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Chūō, Tokyo, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the medicinal and botanical manufacturing sector, from Medical Science Liaison to Sales Specialist. A typical Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. employee can expect to make $88K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. workers, followed by what you do at the company and your city. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals (3)
$62,474 - $103,591  
[-]Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals (3)
Salary$56,211 - $83,520  
Bonus$5,744 - $23,580  
Total Pay$62,474 - $103,591  
[+]Sales Specialist (3)
$34,389 - $110,205  
[+]Sales Specialist (3)
Salary$37,401 - $104,306  
Bonus$683 - $27,366  
Total Pay$34,389 - $110,205  
[+]Medical Science Liaison (3)
$62,179 - $161,295  
[+]Medical Science Liaison (3)
Salary$58,800 - $141,178  
Bonus$2,267 - $29,793  
Total Pay$62,179 - $161,295  
[+]Senior Accountant (2)
$60,422 - $101,266  
[+]Senior Accountant (2)
Salary$57,781 - $96,171  
Bonus$1,247 - $6,850  
Total Pay$60,422 - $101,266  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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About This Company

3-5-1 Nihonbashi-Honcho
Chūō, Tokyo 

Medicinal and Botanical Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical industry


Daiichi Sankyo

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $52K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $80K. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home approximately $100K annually.


Medical Science Liaisons represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $118K — though Sales Specialists and Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives also do fairly well at around $73K and $73K, respectively.


Residents of Parsippany pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $118K per year; other top-paying cities include Edison ($95K) and Fort Lauderdale ($73K). By state, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. pays its New Jersey employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $110K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a medical degree; Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. awards about $109K to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $122K. A garden variety skill at Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is Customer Relationship Management; roughly one in four of Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.'s people use it regularly. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Field Sales, Sales, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.; the company rewards only two in five workers with paid vacation time and only one in four workers with sick leave. The vast majority of workers save for retirement through Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for a strong majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, stock options, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.


59 %
41 %
$52,711 - $122,000
$70,000 - $110,215
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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