Average Salary for Genzyme Corporation Employees

Genzyme Corporation is a biological product (except diagnostic) manufacturing firm headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. that hires for Process Engineer positions, Staff Scientist roles, and more. Genzyme Corporation employees bring home $82K annually on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Genzyme Corporation employees is your job title, though your city and how long you've been working play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

500 Kendall Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

Biological Product (except Diagnostic) Manufacturing, Biotechnology


Genzyme Corp

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Associate Director Quality Assurances earn the highest median pay at around $143K per year, followed by Medical Science Liaisons ($136K), Staff Scientists (approximately $93K), and Quality Control Analysts (about $87K). Compliance Specialists make an average $48K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($127K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Boston, Mass. (approximately $93K), Framingham, Mass. ($80K), and the company's headquarter city of Cambridge, Mass. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Genzyme Corporation workers in Washington earn the most — $127K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $68K annually. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $79K per year. Overall, the greater share of Genzyme Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $98K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Genzyme Corporation workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning about $96K on average.


When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $125K per year. A common skill in Genzyme Corporation's work force is Biotechnology; just under a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Data Analysis, Project Management, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Genzyme Corporation; the company rewards only a third of employees with paid vacation time and only a quarter of workers with sick leave. Nearly all workers report contributing to a 401(k). At Genzyme Corporation, the vast majority of employees have health insurance, and nearly all survey participants have dental coverage. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Genzyme Corporation


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$53,829 - $98,327
$58,722 - $119,550
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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