Earning $107K annually on average, Training Managers receive the most money, followed by Clinical Trial Managers (around $107K), Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives ($85K), and Research Scientists ($76K). Novartis hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Administrative Assistants (about $56K on average).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $67K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $91K annually. The largest slice of the Novartis workforce (35 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $113K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($101K annually) can be spotted in East Hanover, N.J.; Boston, Mass. (about $100K), Fort Worth, Texas ($92K), and New York, N.Y. (around $87K) are the next top-paying cities. Emeryville, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $73K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $110K per year) in New Jersey.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $123K annually for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Registered Pharmacists with credentials; these people earn $120K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctorate (PhD); Novartis awards $135K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $142K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; close to one-sixth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Clinical Research, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Novartis can sometimes lack paid time off; two-fifths of employees get paid vacation days, and 28 percent receive paid sick leave. Most workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for a large number of respondents and dental coverage for most respondents. Some other advantages of working at Novartis are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.