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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 Senior Clinical Research Associate to Clinical Research Associate. PRA International employees bring home $73K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at PRA International fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your city and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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PRA International typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
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About This Company

Reston, Virginia 20190

Commercial Physical and Biological Research

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Medical Directors of Medicine rake in the most money, with average earnings of $250K annually; Clinical Research Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $118K, while Clinical Project Managers and Senior Clinical Research Associates rank near the top as well ($118K and approximately $91K, respectively). Proposal Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $50K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $150K per year) can be spotted in Lenexa, Kan.; San Diego, Calif. (approximately $106K), New York, N.Y. (about $98K), and Blue Bell, Pa. ($90K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $45K, Charlottesville, Va. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $113K annually.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $87K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $56K annually on average. The largest slice of the PRA International workforce (42 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $92K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

American Board of Family Medicine Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $250K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn around $130K per year on average. PRA International workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $77K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Oncology; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $100K annually. Clinical Research also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly more than half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Technical Writing.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most survey participants can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for PRA International


51 %
49 %
$38,798 - $119,647
$48,596 - $94,017
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
$48,886 - $101,736
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