Average Salary for Parexel Employees

Compensation for Parexel employees is around $86K per year on average. Though your city and your job title do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Parexel. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Pharmaceutical industry

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Parexel for between five and 10 years earn $72K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Parexel folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $52K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $115K annually) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Boston, Mass. ($103K), Billerica, Mass. ($67K), and San Diego, Calif. (approximately $63K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $50K) in Durham, N.C., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $140K per year) in Florida.


Senior Clinical Research Associates earn the highest median pay at around $119K annually, followed by Medical Writers ($106K) and Senior Event Managers ($86K).

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Parexel come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $100K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $100K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Parexel is Clinical Research, with slightly less than a third considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Event Planning, and Event Management.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Parexel gives paid vacation days to two in five workers and sick leave to one in four respondents. Most survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Almost all survey participants can count on health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Parexel employees also enjoy perks such as flexible hours, optional telecommute / work from home, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Parexel


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55 %
$45,781 - $87,307
$46,629 - $147,395
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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