Associate Director Quality Assurances represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $143K per year — though Staff Scientists, Quality Control Analysts, and Senior Financial Analysts also do fairly well at $93K, $87K, and about $73K, respectively. Genzyme Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Compliance Specialists (around $48K on average).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $67K annually. Survey participants who have worked at Genzyme Corporation for between five and 10 years earn about $79K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $98K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $96K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Natick, Mass. ($84K), Framingham, Mass. ($80K), and the company's headquarter city of Cambridge, Mass. (approximately $77K) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
The best paid folks at Genzyme Corporation have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning around $114K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $125K per year. Data Analysis is regularly seen around here; a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Biotechnology, Project Management, and Research Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Genzyme Corporation gives paid vacation days to a third of survey participants and sick leave to 23 percent. Nearly all survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all respondents, and almost all survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Genzyme Corporation also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.