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Average Salary for Parexel Employees

Employees at Parexel make $83K annually on average. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Parexel typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Parexel
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[-]Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (2)
$83,040 - $157,114  
[-]Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (2)
Total Pay$83,040 - $157,114  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Parexel Details

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Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the $71K mark. For the most part, a representative employee at Parexel has been working for one to four years and makes around $56K per year.


Median pay is highest in Boston (about $125K annually), followed by Billerica ($66K), San Diego ($63K), and Durham (approximately $46K). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is $145K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Clinical Research Professional s are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $72K. The best paid folks at Parexel have a Bachelor's Degree, earning around $103K annually.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $125K. Clinical Research is regularly seen around here; about a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but Parexel hands out more vacation days than sick days; over one-half of workers report receiving the former, but only a third of workers report receiving the latter. Almost all employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. The greater part of workers have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are flexible hours, optional telecommute / work from home, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

47 %
53 %
$50,868 - $101,211
$63,585 - $132,656
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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