Associate Director Quality Assurances are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $143K per year; Staff Scientists, Account Managers, and Senior Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $93K, about $81K, and approximately $73K, respectively. Near the bottom at Genzyme Corporation are Compliance Specialists, pulling in an average of just $48K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $66K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $79K per year. The largest slice of the Genzyme Corporation workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $98K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Natick, Mass. ($84K), Framingham, Mass. ($79K), and the company's headquarter city of Cambridge, Mass. (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in around $114K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $98K per year. Data Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a little less than one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Biotechnology, Project Management, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Genzyme Corporation; the company rewards only 29 percent with paid vacation time and only one in five respondents with sick leave. Almost all survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of employees and dental coverage for nearly all workers. Genzyme Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.