Average Salary for PerkinElmer Life Sciences Employees

Headquartered in Foster City, Calif., PerkinElmer Life Sciences offers a range of employment opportunities in the biotechnology, from Senior Product Development Scientist to Manufacturing Engineer. An average PerkinElmer Life Sciences employee can expect to make $83K annually. Though your role at the company and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at PerkinElmer Life Sciences, geography turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Foster City, California 02451




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Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $125K per year; other top-paying cities include Hopkinton, Mass. ($69K) and Melville, N.Y. (approximately $68K). By state, Connecticut offers the highest pay at $92K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Product Development Scientists, who bring in close to around $121K per year, though Manufacturing Engineers are not far behind at about $71K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $67K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $73K annually. The largest fraction of PerkinElmer Life Sciences people (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $90K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, who make $96K annually. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at PerkinElmer Life Sciences come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $109K per year.


When it comes to skills, Product Development seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $112K annually. Lean Manufacturing is a popular skill among PerkinElmer Life Sciences workers, with one in seven of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Manufacturing Process Engineering, Engineering Design, and Customer Relationship Management.

Benefits and Perks

PerkinElmer Life Sciences sponsors a 401(k) program, and most employees use this option to save for their retirement. Almost all respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of employees report having dental coverage. Perks also include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for PerkinElmer Life Sciences


26 %
74 %
$46,369 - $112,500
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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