The highest average salaries go to Medical Science Liaisons, who bring in close to around $136K per year, though Product Managers of Healthcare are not far behind at $100K along with Biotechnology Research Scientists (approximately $100K) and Staff Scientists ($93K). Earning only $67K on average, Process Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $78K annually. Overall, the greater share of Genzyme Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $79K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $98K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Cambridge, Mass.; Framingham, Mass. (about $92K), Ridgefield, N.J. ($87K), and Seattle, Wash. (approximately $86K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Boston, Mass. at $78K. The highest pay by state can be found in Tennessee, where salaries average out at about $118K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Genzyme Corporation compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at around $98K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $97K per year. Data Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in four employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A fair number of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of respondents report having dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.