Average Salary for PRA International Employees

PRA International is a commercial physical and biological research firm headquartered in Reston, Va. that hires for Clinical Research Associate positions, Clinical Trial Manager roles, and more. A salary of $74K per year is the median rate at PRA International. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at PRA International. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Reston, Virginia 20190

Commercial Physical and Biological Research

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $61K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at PRA International for between five and 10 years earn about $81K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of PRA International folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $99K annually.


Clinical Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $133K per year — though Senior Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Trial Managers, and Clinical Operations Managers also do fairly well at $114K, $109K, and around $104K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at PRA International are Project Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches $56K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Philadelphia, Pa. ($86K), Lenexa, Kan. (approximately $74K), and Blue Bell, Pa. (about $68K) 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. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $95K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

American Board of Family Medicine Members earn about $250K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Certified ScrumMaster can certainly pay off here; those folks make $130K on average. PRA International provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) — these employees rake in around $193K per year.


In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $111K annually. Folks here also tend to know Clinical Research; on the survey, close to one-half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Oncology, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a large number of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all survey participants and dental coverage for most employees. PRA International employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, optional telecommute / work from home, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for PRA International


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$44,175 - $105,716
$53,887 - $98,684

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$43,902 - $100,985
$37,095 - $101,500
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