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, Proposal Writer roles, and more. A salary of $69K annually is the median rate at PRA International. Geography primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at PRA International. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Reston, Virginia 20190

Commercial Physical and Biological Research

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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.

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Key Stats for PRA International


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41 %
$39,996 - $103,522
$44,393 - $94,017
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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