Nearing the top of the pay scale are Medical Directors of Medicine, Clinical Research Managers, Clinical Trial Managers, and Senior Clinical Research Associates; while the first receives the highest median pay at $250K annually, the other salaries come in at $118K, $108K, and about $97K, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $50K, Proposal Analysts are among the lowest paid at PRA International.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $150K per year) can be spotted in Lenexa, Kan.; San Diego, Calif. ($100K), Dallas, Texas (about $100K), and Blue Bell, Pa. (around $93K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $45K) is Charlottesville, Va. Across PRA International's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $109K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $56K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $85K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $96K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Family Medicine Members receive bigger paychecks ($250K annually) than those without credentials. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $130K per year. PRA International provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $77K annually.
In this position, it pays to have SQL in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $97K per year. A relatively widespread skill at PRA International is Clinical Research; over one-half of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Data Analysis, and Oncology.
Benefits and Perks
PRA International sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. At PRA International, a large number of employees have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.