Average Salary for Parexel Employees

A salary of $82K annually is the median rate at Parexel. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Parexel workers, followed by how long you've been working and where you live. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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United States of America 


Pharmaceutical industry

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Senior Clinical Research Associates rake in the most money, with average earnings of $119K per year; SAS Programmers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $82K, while Clinical Research Associates and Clinical Research Monitors rank near the top as well ($73K and about $51K, respectively). Executive Assistants at Parexel do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $46K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $83K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $62K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($73K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Billerica, Mass. (around $70K), Raleigh, N.C. ($63K), and Raleigh-durham, N.C. (about $46K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Parexel employees make the most in Florida, earning approximately $113K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($115K annually) than those without credentials. Certified Clinical Research Associates with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $91K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS); Parexel awards around $104K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Clinical Research; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $102K annually. A garden variety skill at Parexel is Project Management; just under one-fifth of Parexel's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Oral / Verbal Communication, Data Analysis, and Event Planning.

Benefits and Perks

Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Most employees receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Parexel


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$44,698 - $98,866
$58,531 - $110,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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