Average Salary for Genzyme Corporation Employees

Based in Cambridge, Mass.,biological product (except diagnostic) manufacturing player Genzyme Corporation offers many employment opportunities, including Staff Scientist and Process Engineer positions. Employees at Genzyme Corporation make $83K annually on average. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your city and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Genzyme Corporation. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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500 Kendall Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

Biological Product (except Diagnostic) Manufacturing, Biotechnology


Genzyme Corp

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The highest average salaries go to Medical Science Liaisons, who bring in close to around $136K per year, though Field Operations Managers are not far behind at $100K along with Staff Scientists ($93K) and Research Associates ($77K). Among the lower-paid positions at Genzyme Corporation are Process Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches about $67K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $91K annually) can be spotted in Framingham, Mass.; Seattle, Wash. ($86K), the company's headquarter city of Cambridge, Mass. (around $86K), and Westborough, Mass. (approximately $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Waltham, Mass. is near the bottom for pay at about $68K. By state, Genzyme Corporation employees make the most in Tennessee, earning $118K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Genzyme Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $78K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $78K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $80K annually for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Genzyme Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $98K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $94K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; one-fourth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, and Research Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

One in four employees — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Most employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Genzyme Corporation sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for almost all respondents. Some other perks are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Genzyme Corporation


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57 %
$50,000 - $97,465
$62,375 - $100,752

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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