Average Salary for Genzyme Corporation Employees

Operating out of Cambridge, Mass., biological product (except diagnostic) manufacturing company Genzyme Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Process Engineer to Staff Scientist. Genzyme Corporation pays its employees $82K per year on average. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Genzyme Corporation workers, followed by your experience level and your city. This overview is based on 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 are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $143K annually; Staff Scientists, Quality Control Analysts, and Senior Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $93K, $87K, and $73K, respectively. Compliance Specialists are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $48K.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $79K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $67K annually on average. The largest fraction of Genzyme Corporation people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $98K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $96K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Natick, Mass. ($84K), Framingham, Mass. ($80K), and the company's headquarter city of Cambridge, Mass. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities.

Certifications and Degrees

Genzyme Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in $114K per year.


Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $125K annually. Folks here also tend to know Data Analysis; on the survey, a little less than one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Biotechnology, Project Management, and Research Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

One in three survey participants receive paid vacation, and only 23 percent get sick leave. Almost all survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Genzyme Corporation sponsors. Genzyme Corporation provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and the vast majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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