When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($122K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Lenexa, Kan. ($100K), San Diego, Calif. (approximately $94K), and Blue Bell, Pa. (around $87K) are the next top-paying cities. Charlottesville, Va. is near the bottom for pay at $45K. By state, PRA International pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is about $100K annually.
Earning $108K per year on average, Clinical Trial Managers receive the most money, followed by Clinical Research Managers (approximately $107K), Senior Clinical Research Associates (around $102K), and Clinical Research Associates ($72K). Near the bottom at PRA International are Clinical Trial Associates, pulling in an average of just $50K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $57K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at PRA International for between five and 10 years earn $69K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of PRA International employees (38 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $100K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $250K per year for American Board of Family Medicine Members, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $130K annually on average. PRA International workers who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are also well compensated, earning around $118K on average.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $101K per year. Clinical Research is regularly seen around here; about one-half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Project Management, Data Analysis, and Oncology.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. PRA International folks also make good use of life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, optional telecommute / work from home, and a casual working environment.