Average Salary for PerkinElmer Life Sciences Employees

PerkinElmer Life Sciences is a biotechnology firm headquartered in Foster City, Calif. that hires for Manufacturing Engineer positions, Staff Scientist roles, and more. Employees at PerkinElmer Life Sciences make $76K annually on average. PerkinElmer Life Sciences paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your city and what you do at the company are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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PerkinElmer Life Sciences Median Salary by Job


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  • Updated: 21 Jun 2017
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Foster City, California 02451




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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $66K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $73K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $90K per year on average.


Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $90K annually; other top-paying cities include Shelton, Conn. (approximately $75K) and Hopkinton, Mass. ($72K). By state, Connecticut offers the highest pay at approximately $82K per year.


Staff Scientists are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing $87K annually; Manufacturing Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $72K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance at PerkinElmer Life Sciences — these employees make the most at around $137K annually.


Employees who count Product Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $112K per year. Manufacturing Process Engineering also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, and Data Analysis round out the set of key employee skills.


PerkinElmer Life Sciences' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The vast majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for PerkinElmer Life Sciences


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82 %
$63,616 - $100,229

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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