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.