Average Salary for PRA International Employees

Operating out of Reston, Va., commercial physical and biological research company PRA International employs talent in positions ranging from Clinical Research Associate to Clinical Trial Manager. The median salary at PRA International is $73K per year. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at PRA International. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Reston, Virginia 20190

Commercial Physical and Biological Research

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Bringing in the most money are Senior Clinical Research Associates — their earnings average around $116K annually. Clinical Trial Managers are a close second at about $109K along with Clinical Operations Managers (approximately $104K) and Clinical Research Managers ($86K). PRA International hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Research Associates ($41K on average).

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $61K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $81K annually. Overall, the greater share of PRA International folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $101K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $108K annually) can be spotted in Rahway, N.J.; San Diego, Calif. ($95K), Lenexa, Kan. (approximately $74K), and Raleigh, N.C. ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Charlottesville, Va.; in fact, at approximately $45K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across PRA International's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $105K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

American Board of Family Medicine Members receive bigger paychecks ($250K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $130K on average. The best paid folks at PRA International have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning about $118K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $108K annually. Clinical Research is regularly seen around here; more than two-fifths of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Project Management, Oncology, and Data Analysis round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, optional telecommute / work from home, and tuition reimbursement.

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based on 17 votes.
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