Average Salary for PerkinElmer Life Sciences Employees

Foster City, Calif.-based PerkinElmer Life Sciences hires for positions ranging from Manufacturing Engineer to Staff Scientist in the biotechnology. Employees at PerkinElmer Life Sciences make $75K annually on average. Your role at the company influences pay for PerkinElmer Life Sciences workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and your city. 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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Senior Product Development Scientists are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing approximately $123K per year; Staff Scientists are next on the list, bringing in close to $87K, followed by Manufacturing Engineers earning about $72K.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $72K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $66K per year. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $96K annually.


Residents of Boston, Mass. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $100K per year; other top-paying cities include Shelton, Conn. (around $75K) and Hopkinton, Mass. ($71K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $82K annually) in Connecticut.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at PerkinElmer Life Sciences have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance, earning $137K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Product Development; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $121K annually. A garden variety skill at PerkinElmer Life Sciences is Manufacturing Process Engineering; just under one in five of PerkinElmer Life Sciences' people use it regularly. Process Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.


Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Most respondents report contributing to a 401(k). PerkinElmer Life Sciences provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes 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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$51,289 - $93,500

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
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