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It is not unusual for people who work at Novartis to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $94K per year. Though your experience level and your job title are influential salary factors for those at Novartis, geography turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Job (Number Reporting)
|$41,336 - $107,764|
|Salary||$43,901 - $98,625|
|Bonus||$1,574 - $17,012|
|Total Pay||$41,336 - $107,764|
|$71,348 - $152,530|
|Salary||$67,745 - $125,791|
|Bonus||$3,020 - $27,981|
|Total Pay||$71,348 - $152,530|
|$39,877 - $83,410|
|Salary||$41,871 - $79,226|
|Bonus||$485.07 - $6,053|
|Total Pay||$39,877 - $83,410|
|$67,944 - $123,030|
|Salary||$57,792 - $103,506|
|Bonus||$4,752 - $31,482|
|Total Pay||$67,944 - $123,030|
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 254
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $127K annually) can be spotted in Morristown; East Hanover (around $103K), Boston ($81K), and Cambridge ($81K) are the next top-paying cities. Emeryville is near the bottom for pay at $62K. By state, New Jersey offers the highest pay at approximately $108K per year.
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $68K. For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to approximately $88K. By and large, the biggest segment of Novartis' workforce (39 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and take home $103K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Clinical Trial Managers — their earnings average $106K. Finance Managers are a close second at around $100K along with Principal Scientists (about $97K) and Clinical Managers ($95K). Research Associates at Novartis do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($65K) at the company.
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $112K. Earning an APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management certification garners significant financial rewards of $110K per year. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD), Chemistry at Novartis — these employees make the most at around $179K annually.
The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $142K. Project Management is a popular skill in the Novartis workforce; roughly a sixth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Clinical Research, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
The benefits packages at Novartis can sometimes lack paid time off; 43 percent get paid vacation days, and 29 percent receive paid sick leave. A strong majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Novartis provides health insurance to a solid majority of workers, and the greater part of workers do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and gym membership.
$50,532 - $109,315
$56,639 - $124,785
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